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[sef-uh-luh s] /ˈsɛf ə ləs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
the husband of Procris.
Also, Kephalos. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Cephalus, the patriarch of the house, has been appropriately engaged in offering a sacrifice.

    The Republic Plato
  • May I ask, Cephalus, whether your fortune was for the most part inherited or acquired by you?

    The Republic Plato
  • Well said, Cephalus, I replied; but as concerning justice, what is it?

    The Republic Plato
  • Welcome, Cephalus, said Adeimantus, taking me by the hand; is there anything which we can do for you in Athens?

    Parmenides Plato
  • "I did not know you cared for that sort of thing," said Cephalus.

  • It was the design for the Cephalus and Aurora—the new and amended version.

  • That spot has ever retained the wound inflicted by Cephalus.

  • What if 199 she had not once burned with passion for Cephalus?

  • He had a grandson who used to play with our little Cephalus.

    Lords of the World Alfred John Church
  • Procris is slain by Cephalus—that is, the dew is absorbed by the sun.

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