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British Dictionary definitions for irenicon

irenicon

noun
  1. a variant spelling of eirenicon
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Historical Examples

  • It is the office of an Irenicon to smooth difficulties; I shall be pleased if I succeed in removing some of yours.

    The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

    E. Rameur

  • But we at least have not professed to be composing an Irenicon, when we treated you as foes.

  • I wished, in my address, to combine the two, and so render the whole a sort of Irenicon.