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Definition of "sordes" []

  • Deposits of dirt or bacteria on the body, discharges; bacterial deposits on the teeth or tongue. (noun)
  • A small pterosaur that lived in the late Jurassic Period of the Mesozoic era (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sordes" in a sentence
  • "Spongia qua eluuntur sordes Animadversionum, quas Jacobus Primirosius, Doctor Medicus, adversus Theses pro Circulatione sanguinis in Academia Ultrajectina disputatas nuper edidit."
  • "'Tis very good to wash his hands and face often, to shift his clothes, to have fair linen about him, to be decently and comely attired, for sordes vitiant, nastiness defiles and dejects any man that is so voluntarily, or compelled by want, it dulleth the spirits."
  • "Ecclesia nundinationes, (templum est vaenale, deusque) tot sordes invehantur, tanta grassetur impietas, tanta nequitia, tam insanus miseriarum Euripus, et turbarum aestuarium, nostro inquam, omnium"
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