What does the word lingual mean?

Usage examples for lingual

  1. And now they had a lingual encounter, hot against cool; but the eyes of Chummy Potts having been beaten, his arguments and reproaches were not backed by the powerful looks which are an essential part of such eloquence as he commanded. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Pain shooting up to the ear may be relieved by resection of the lingual nerve, or the injection of alcohol into its substance. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. Young had his attention called to the Rosetta Stone by accident, and his usual rapacity for knowledge at once led him to speculate as to the possible aid this tri- lingual inscription might give in the solution of Egyptian problems. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport

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