Definition of cimmerian:
- "The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I", Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
His shiver'd lance thrown by, high o'er his head, 44 Pluck'd from the selle, his battle- axe he shook- Paused for an instant- breathed his foaming steed, And chose his pathway with one lightning look: On either side, behind the Saxon foes, Cimmerian woods with welcome gloom arose; These gain'd, to conflict numbers less avail.- "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
- "The Sisters-In-Law", Gertrude Atherton.