- one of the Furies.
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Examples from the Web for alecto
Juno, as in the neid, delegated the work of vengeance to Alecto.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Their names (see l. 24) were Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)
Then Alecto hied her to the place where Ilus was hunting the beasts of the forest.Stories of the Old world
Alfred John Church
Let Alecto, Megaera and Tisiphone shriek and wail ever so loudly, they shall not break it.The Serf
Juno, as in the Aeneid, delegated the work of vengeance to Alecto.
- Greek myth one of the three Furies; the others are Megaera and Tisiphone
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