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Telemachus

[tuh-lem-uh-kuh s] /təˈlɛm ə kəs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
the son of Odysseus and Penelope who helped Odysseus to kill the suitors of Penelope.
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  • And despite Telemachus's protestations he filled up the glasses.

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  • "To catch that gesture, Lyaeus," said Telemachus in an over-solemn voice.

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  • Telemachus got up on his numbed feet and stretched his legs.

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  • Telemachus turned to look once more at the man working in the field.

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  • They shook hands and Telemachus and Lyaeus went out of the tavern.

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  • Then Telemachus spied the beggar; and when he learned his story from Eumaius, he was troubled.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Then Telemachus would have made trial of the bow, but his father suffered him not.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Very delightful is the school to which we see Telemachus going in these four Books.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • "Telemachus was much the first to observe her;" why just he?

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Nor can we pass over the answer of Telemachus, which he makes at this point to his mother.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
British Dictionary definitions for Telemachus

Telemachus

/tɪˈlɛməkəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the son of Odysseus and Penelope, who helped his father slay his mother's suitors
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