1. serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish
    a crown is emblematic of royalty
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How To Use emblematical In A Sentence

  • Scholem tells us that Benjamin always had ‘a pronounced sense of the emblematical,’ which is perhaps why he appeals to us today, absorbed as we are in the hermeneutics of signs.
  • The relics of those delicacies were not yet removed, either from the table or from the scorched countenance of Affery, who, with the kitchen toasting – fork still in her hand, looked like a sort of allegorical personage; except that she had a considerable advantage over the general run of such personages in point of significant emblematical purpose. Little Dorrit
  • “No, sir,” said the stranger, as he felt the emblematical skin curiously. The Magic Skin
  • “By which Temple?” said the Marquis of Montserrat, whose love of sarcasm often outran his policy and discretion; “swearest thou by that on the hill of Zion, which was built by King Solomon, or by that symbolical, emblematical edifice, which is said to be spoken of in the councils held in the vaults of your Preceptories, as something which infers the aggrandizement of thy valiant and venerable Order?” The Talisman
  • Herein two journeymen incessantly chip, while other two journeymen, who face each other, incessantly saw stone; dipping as regularly in and out of their sheltering sentry – boxes, as if they were mechanical figures emblematical of The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • In antiquity, everything is emblematical and figurative. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • Middlemas was excited by the simple kindness of his master, and poured forth his thanks with the greater profusion, that he was free from the terror of the emblematical collar and chain, which a moment before seemed to glisten in the hand of his guardian, and gape to enclose his neck. The Surgeon's Daughter
  • After the analysis and calculation to an emblematical hypothesis, we made further improvement to the model. The result validated the rationality of the model.
  • The great marquee of the chief was particularly distinguished with this kind of emblematical emblazonment -- being literally covered with signs and figures, like the patterns upon a carpet. The Wild Huntress Love in the Wilderness
  • Columbine was emblematical of forsaken lovers.] [Footnote IV. 27: _There's rue for you; and here's some for me: -- we may call it herb of grace o 'Sundays: _] Probably a quibble is meant here, as _rue_ anciently signified the same as Hamlet
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