Definitions for excelsiorɪkˈsɛl si ər, ɛk-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excelsior, wood shavings(noun)

    thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing

Wiktionary

  1. excelsior(Noun)

    An originally trademarked name for stuffing material (as for furniture and mattresses) made of slender, curled wood shavings, as a substitute for hair.

  2. excelsior(Adjective)

    Loftier, yet higher; ever upward

  3. Origin: From excelsior, comparative of excelsus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excelsior(verb)

    more lofty; still higher; ever upward

  2. Excelsior(noun)

    a kind of stuffing for upholstered furniture, mattresses, etc., in which curled shreds of wood are substituted for curled hair

  3. Origin: [L., compar. of excelsus elevated, lofty, p. p. of excellere. See Excel, v. t.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excelsior in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excelsior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The shades of night were falling fast,As though an Alpine village passedA youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice,A banner with the strange device,ExcelsiorHis brow was sad his eye beneath,Flashed like a falchion from its sheath,And like a silver clarion rungThe accents of that unknown tongue,Excelsior

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