noun, plural cra·ses [krey-seez] /ˈkreɪ siz/. Archaic.
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Origin of crasis
Examples from the Web for crasis
Nevertheless, he was led to surmise a crasis of the two sexes in persons subject to sexual inversion.A Problem in Modern Ethics|John Addington Symonds
The due combination of these was known as crasis, and existed in health.Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine|James Sands Elliott
For the Irascible passions do follow the temper of the heart, but the concupiscible distractions the crasis of the liver.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
Other examples of lengthening are 'bathos', 'pathos', while the long quantity is of course kept in 'colon' and 'crasis'.Society for Pure English Tract 4|John Sargeaunt