Origin of parricide
Related formspar·ri·cid·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for parricide
The indignity with which he is said to have scouted this parricide proposition, was equally worthy of his virtue and wisdom.
Surely the very fiends feel a reverential awe for virtue and patriotism, whilst they detest the parricide and traitor.
After a parricide, a fratricide was nothing to him, and he executed it with a Machiavellism full of atrocious precautions.The Rebel Chief|Gustave Aimard
The wicked woman ceased not daylye to animate and prouoke hir husbande from one parricide to an other.The Palace of Pleasure|William Painter
The word "parricide," and what is worse, "Huguenot," flies from mouth to mouth throughout the province.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)