noun (functioning as singular or plural)
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Words nearby hieroglyphics
Example sentences from the Web for hieroglyphics
The signet is hung upon a swivel, and has hieroglyphics on what may be called the reverse.
He is so old that there is moss on the north side of him and hieroglyphics on his feet.Cordwood|Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
It is the oldest form of irrigation; the hieroglyphics show that it was in use in Egypt five thousand years ago.The Ship Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
There were several grottos, and also an ancient tomb with hieroglyphics sculptured on the rock.Visits To Monasteries in the Levant|Robert Curzon
Often he had hieroglyphics to decipher which would have given trouble to a professor of paleontology.The Heart of Pinocchio|Collodi Nipote
Cultural definitions for hieroglyphics
A system of writing with pictures that represent words or sounds. The ancient Egyptians wrote with hieroglyphics. (See Rosetta stone.)