noun, plural in·cu·bi [in-kyuh-bahy, ing-], /ˈɪn kyəˌbaɪ, ˈɪŋ-/, in·cu·bus·es.
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Origin of incubus
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH incubusincubus , succubus
Example sentences from the Web for incubus
I page through the book, and my eye is caught by the part about Incubi and Succubi.Legends|August Strindberg
Incubi flourished in mediæval belief, and can scarcely, indeed, be said to be extinct even to-day.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
During the witchcraft period familiarity of this nature with Incubi or Succubi was punished with death.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
In those intellectual days people believed in what were called the Incubi and the Succubi.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 4 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Then he passes to the middle ages, and dwells upon the popular belief in incubi and succubi.A Problem in Modern Ethics|John Addington Symonds