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Teucer

/ˈtjuːsə/
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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  • teucer heard him and hastened towards him with his bow and quiver in his hands.

    The Iliad Homer
  • 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
  • He allows teucer to call Hector a dog, but apologizes in a note.

    Alexander Pope Leslie Stephen
  • teucer is with us, an archer not one whit less skilful than thou.

  • These, together heap'd, All fell by teucer on the plain of Troy.

  • This teucer, who was a Greek, must be carefully distinguished from the founder of the Trojans.

  • teucer answers that Ajax never was a subject, but was always an equal.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb

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