GENEALOGY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GENEALOGY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  account or history of descent of person or family from ancestor; lineage
Classic Sentence:
1  If a question in heraldry were started, Athos knew all the noble families of the kingdom, their genealogy, their alliances, their coats of arms, and the origin of them.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
2  It is possible," said Morcerf; "my father has in his study a genealogical tree which will tell you all that, and on which I made commentaries that would have greatly edified Hozier and Jaucourt.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
3  One sent forth the praises of Athelstane in a doleful panegyric; another, in a Saxon genealogical poem, rehearsed the uncouth and harsh names of his noble ancestry.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
4  Prince Andrew, looking again at that genealogical tree, shook his head, laughing as a man laughs who looks at a portrait so characteristic of the original as to be amusing.
War and Peace 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  He was proud of his genealogy and constantly referred to the achievements of his ancestors.
2  Thus, these clever devices are curious stillbirths in our genealogy of automation.