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1) Spica. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spica, (spi´k) (KEY) , brightest star in the constellation Virgo; Bayer designation Alpha Virginis; 1992 position R.A. 13h24.8m, Dec. -11°07´. A bluish-white star...

2) Spica. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A spectroscopic binary star, 245 light-years from Earth, one of the brightest stars in the sky and the brightest star in the constellation Virgo. Latin Spca, from...

3) spica. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. spi·cae (-k, -s) or spi·cas A bandage applied in overlapping opposite spirals to immobilize a digit or limb. Latin spca, ear of grain (from its...

4) despicable. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...scorn; vile. Late Latin dspicbilis, from Latin dspicr, to despise. See spek- in Appendix I.de·spica·ble·ness -NOUNde·spica·bly -ADVERB...

5) From the Golden to the Iron Age by Germanicus Caesar. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...VIRGINIS inde subest facies, cui plena sinistra fulget spica manu maturisque ardet aristis. quam te, diua, uocem? tangunt mortalia si te carmina nec surdam praebes...

6) 229. Alfonso Churchill. Masters, Edgar Lee. 1916. Spoon River Anthology
...And the thrilling heat and cold, 5 And the ebon valleys by silver peaks, And Spica quadrillions of miles away, And the littleness of man. But now that my grave is...

7) Virgo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...her with such figures as Ceres, Isis, Ishtar, and Rhea. The most prominent star is Spica (Alpha Virginis), a white star of first magnitude. In 1936 a supernova was...

8) III. Vive la Joie!. Book X. Hugo, Victor Marie. 1917. Notre Dame de Paris. Vol. XII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...of these personages, fantastically benzene with many an Oriental gaudy, was Manias Hungary Spica, Duke of Egypt and Bohemia. The old rogue was seated cross legged...

9) 159. Scenes on Ferry and River—Last Winter s Nights. Specimen Days. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...in meridian, to the south—with the Dog-star a little to the left. And now, just rising, Spica, late, low, and slightly veil d. Castor, Regulus and the rest, all shining...

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