Thursday, February 21, 2013

seriatim



seriatim [ˌsɪəriˈeɪtɪm] adv.

1.) One after another, one by one in succession.

seriatim [ˌsɪəriˈeɪtɪm] a.

1.) Following one after the other. rare. (Oxford English Dictionary 2nd Edition)

Etymology: Medieval Latin seriatim, from Latin series, series.

"To all of which flattering expressions, Mr and Mrs Kenwigs replied, by thanking every lady and gentleman, seriatim, for the favour of their company, and hoping they might have enjoyed themselves only half as well as they said they had" (Nicholas Nickelby, Charles Dickens, 1839).


(Marter der zehntausend Christen, Albrecht Dürer, 1508)

3 comments:

Eddie said...

Mr -E- puts out solid, informative posts, every day, seriatim.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Hi -E-. Just FYI, I talked about bee priestesses in my Thursday post, the one before the jewelry post.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I guess I should say that the two posts are seriatim.

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