Definition for SYM-BOL'IC, or SYM-BOL'IC-AL

SYM-BOL'IC, or SYM-BOL'IC-AL, a.

Representative; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; as, the figure of an eye is symbolical of sight and knowledge. The ancients had their symbolical mysteries. The sacrament is a representation of Christ's death, by such symbolical actions as he appointed. – Taylor. Symbolical philosophy, is the philosophy expressed by hieroglyphics.

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