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  Cyclic { (Cyc"lic) (s?k"l?k or s?"kl?k), (Cyc"lic*al) (s?k"l?-kal), } a.
[Cf. F. cycluque, Gr.¿¿¿¿¿, fr. ¿¿¿¿¿ See Cycle.]

Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time. Coleridge.

-- Cyclic chorus, the chorus which performed the songs and dances of the dithyrambic odes at Athens, dancing round the altar of Bacchus in a circle.
-- Cyclic poets, certain epic poets who followed Homer, and wrote merely on the Trojan war and its heroes; -- so called because keeping within the circle of a singe subject. Also, any series or coterie of poets writing on one subject. Milman.

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