Vulcan (noun) Alien humanoids who live by logic and reason and suppress emotion.
The Queen currently has three Dorgis named Cider, Candy and Vulcan.
Kevin Fallon straps on Vulcan ears and explores the niche matchmaking trend.
“I put the Vulcan death grip on my leather steering wheel,” he says.
The Queen now owns just two Corgis: Willow and Holly and two Dorgis: Candy and Vulcan.
He hurled his spear with all his force against the shield, the work of Vulcan.
Leverrier's faith in Vulcan, however, has remained unshaken.
According to an account already given, Vulcan, because of his lameness, was cast out of Heaven by his mother Juno.
This was the work of Vulcan, who gave it to Jove the son of Saturn.
Is it because in the one case Menelaus was aggrieved, while in the other Vulcan connived at the crime?
god of fire and metal-work in Roman mythology, 1510s, from Latin Vulcanus, a word of Etruscan origin. Often with allusions to his lameness and the unfaithfulness of his wife, Venus. As the name of a hypothetical planet between Mercury and the Sun, it is attested from 1870. The Roman feast of Vulcanalia was on Aug. 23.
The Roman and Greek god of fire and metalworking; the blacksmith of the gods. He suffered bodily deformities and lameness. According to some stories, he was married to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty; in other stories, he was married to one of the three Graces. Vulcan was a son of Jupiter.
["VULCAN - A String Handling Language with Dynamic Storage Control", E.P. Storm et al, Proc FJCC 37, AFIPS, Fall 1970].
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