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Corposant  n.  St. Elmo's fire. See under Saint.

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"Corposant" Quotes from Famous Books

... Babbalanja advanced toward the fore-most of those with the thongs,—one Nulli: a cadaverous, ghost-like man; with a low ridge of forehead; hair, steel-gray; and wondrous eyes;—bright, nimble, as the twin Corposant balls, playing about the ends of ships' ...
— Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. II (of 2) • Herman Melville

Words linked to "Corposant" :   corona, corona discharge, arc, Saint Elmo's fire, St. Elmo's fire, discharge, electric glow, Saint Ulmo's fire, electric discharge

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