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The musical profession of Philadelphia has long had a valuable votary in the person of William Appo, an accomplished pianist.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
At the end of the trial, however, each votary sacrifices a joint of the little finger of one hand to the bad spirit.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
She ceases to be herself or to bless her votary unless she is faced stark and faced fearlessly.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Perhaps she was born for other things—born to be a votary of Venus, but not to content any man as his lawful wife.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
St. Peter, vexed at losing so faithful a votary, besought God to admit the monk into Paradise.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
"Not a life-long votary of the fickle goddess, I should judge," remarked a man introduced as Mr. Faught.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
If the deity was a female, the name of her votary contained a reference to the moon and the beauties or functions of women.
ANCIENT PAGAN AND MODERN CHRISTIAN SYMBOLISMTHOMAS INMAN
We know of no absorption more complete than that which possesses the mind of a true votary of chess.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 68, NO. 417, JULY, 1850VARIOUS
The votary pays his five centimes and is armed by the presiding genius of the place with a huge two-pronged iron fork.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
Why, then, should not the deity inspire him to prophecy as though he were a votary?
STRANGE STORIES OF THE GREAT RIVERABBIE JOHNSTON GROSVENOR

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION