Cha*lyb"e*an (?), a. [L. chalybeius, fr. chalybs steel, Gr. .]

1.

Of or pertaining to the Chalybes, an ancient people of Pontus in Asia Minor, celebrated for working in iron and steel.

2.

Of superior quality and temper; -- applied to steel.

[Obs.]

Milton.

 

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