So if you and Brownie, Jim, will 'port whatever you need out of the Pleiades, we'll be on our way.
Three centuries have now elapsed since the date of "The Pleiades."
I arrived at last at the sphere of the Pleiades, where I was honorably received by Arundhat my wife.
One of the stars in the constellation of the Pleiades is said to have disappeared.
It was he who wrote the proclamation of the Pleiades which I have already mentioned.
We glance carelessly at the sunrise, and get used to Orion and the Pleiades.
The Pleiades are women, and the women of this world are their sisters.
Wherefore he flagged down a "taxi" and was taken out to the Pleiades.
Not far above Orion, on the shoulder of the Bull, is the little cluster of the Pleiades.
Brownie was willing the Pleiades to this planet so hard that we all could taste it.
late 14c., the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione, transformed by Zeus into seven stars, from Latin Pleiades, from Greek Pleiades, perhaps literally "constellation of the doves" from a shortened form of peleiades, plural of peleias "dove" (from PIE root *pel- "dark-colored, gray"). Or perhaps from plein "to sail," because the season of navigation begins with their heliacal rising.
Old English had the name from Latin as Pliade. Mentioned by Hesiod (pre-700 B.C.E.), only six now are visible to most people; on a clear night a good eye can see nine (in 1579, well before the invention of the telescope, the German astronomer Michael Moestlin (1550-1631) correctly drew 11 Pleiades stars); telescopes reveal at least 500. Hence French pleiade, used for a meeting or grouping of seven persons.
Heb. kimah, "a cluster" (Job 9:9; 38:31; Amos 5:8, A.V., "seven stars;" R.V., "Pleiades"), a name given to the cluster of stars seen in the shoulder of the constellation Taurus.