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British Dictionary definitions for teucer


noun Greek myth
  1. a Cretan leader, who founded Troy
  2. a son of Telamon and Hesione, who distinguished himself by his archery on the side of the Greeks in the Trojan War
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Examples from the Web for teucer

Historical Examples

  • Teucer heard him and hastened towards him with his bow and quiver in his hands.

    The Iliad


  • Teucer is with us, an archer not one whit less167 skilful than thou.

    Stories of the Old world

    Alfred John Church

  • And Teucer smote Glaucus on the shoulder and wounded him sore.

    Stories of the Old world

    Alfred John Church

  • Then Teucer rushed to seize his arms, but Hector cast his spear.

    Stories of the Old world

    Alfred John Church

  • The interest of the Ajax "is meant to centre on Teucer, the amasius of the dead Ajax."

    Ephemera Critica

    John Churton Collins

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