emblematical


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em·blem·at·ic

 (ĕm′blə-măt′ĭk) or em·blem·at·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.

[French emblématique, from Medieval Latin emblēmaticus, of an emblem, from Latin emblēma, emblēmat-, emblem; see emblem.]

em′blem·at′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.emblematical - serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
representative - standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"

emblematical

adjective
References in classic literature ?
And as that famous great tierce is mystically carved in front, so the whale's vast plaited forehead forms innumerable strange devices for the emblematical adornment of his wondrous tun.
Go and gaze upon the iron emblematical harpoons round yonder lofty mansion, and your question will be answered.
Had there been painters in those days capable to execute such a subject, the Jew, as he bent his withered form, and expanded his chilled and trembling hands over the fire, would have formed no bad emblematical personification of the Winter season.
Herein two journeymen incessantly chip, while other two journeymen, who face each other, incessantly saw stone; dipping as regularly in and out of their sheltering sentry-boxes, as if they were mechanical figures emblematical of Time and Death.
The relics of those delicacies were not yet removed, either from the table or from the scorched countenance of Affery, who, with the kitchen toasting-fork still in her hand, looked like a sort of allegorical personage; except that she had a considerable advantage over the general run of such personages in point of significant emblematical purpose.
It began with an engraving entitled: BRITANNIA directing the attention of HISTORY to the distant view, emblematical of WALES.
He's emblematical of the Tory government's disdain for those outside the Home Counties.
In accordance with the IUPAC classification, all nitrogen isotherms of the networks are emblematical type-I isotherms with H3-hysteresis loop, indicating the slit type pores [26, 32].