hypethral


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hy·pe·thral

 (hī-pē′thrəl)
adj.
Variant of hypaethral.
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hypethral

(hɪˈpiːθrəl; haɪ-)
adj
(Architecture) the usual US spelling of hypaethral
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Adj.1.hypethral - partly or entirely open to the sky
unenclosed - not closed in our surrounded or included; "an unenclosed porch"; "unenclosed common land"
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For it is the most common seated position of the protectors of villages and settlements whose hypethral shrines are found at village boundaries (Tamil ellai), typically surrounded by terracotta horses and dogs, and by military attendants, ready to leap to the nearest mount in pursuit of threatening intruders.