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Calix

Calix \Ca"lix\ (k[=a]"l[i^]ks), n. [L.] A cup. See Calyx.

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calix

n. (dated form of calyx English)

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Calix

Calix may refer to:

  • Calix Inc., telecommunications equipment company
  • Calix Limited, research company
  • Calix Society, counselling organisation
  • François-Claudius Compte-Calix, painter
  • Luis Calix (born 1988), football (soccer) player
  • Mira Calix, musician

Usage examples of "calix".

In the grasses, in the trees, deep in the calix of punka flower and magnolia bloom, the gnats, the caterpillars, the beetles, all the microscopic, multitudinous life of the daytime drowsed and dozed.

And while thus amazed and lost, once again, but in brisk and Bacchic measures, rose the magic strain: ANACREONTIC In the veins of the calix foams and glows The blood of the mantling vine, But oh!

There on the wall shelves, where a few weeks ago there had been only eight calices, were now nearly fifty of the sculptures.

They have decided to test this by bringing calices here from other artisan colonies.

Three hundred calices, suddenly and conveniently moved here to a minor border world.

Besides, it occurred to me that if Devaro proved the calices were weapons, this would likely be my last trip back here.

I selected my three calices, wearing gloves while handling them as Devaro had instructed, and in a flurry of good-byes and farewell hugs I left Quibsh.

One thing I was sure of, though: the calices did indeed seem to behave exactly as he had said they did.

Jenny sang about the house, lingered in her garden to touch the papery calices of her daffodils and bought a new nightdress to take off for Philip when he got back from his trip.

The former were introduced by the Roman Christians, who came to England at the close of the sixth century under Augustine, and relate chiefly to ecclesiastical affairs, such as saint from sanctus, religion from religio, chalice from calix, mass from missa, etc.