Examples from the Web for achates
Health and greeting, my Achates, in this veritable spring month.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot
It was the ease of Æneas and his Achates, when they walked invisibly about the fields and streets of Carthage.
So neas and Achates plunged into the primeval forest near which the Sibyl dwelt.Half a Hundred Hero Tales|Various
At once Achates struck a spark from the flint and caught the fire on leaves, and laying dry fuel round kindled it into flame.
Achates first raises the cry of Italy; and with joyous shouts my comrades salute Italy.
armor-bearer and faithful friend of Aeneas in the "Aeneid," hence sometimes used figuratively for "faithful friend." The name is from Greek akhates "agate" (see agate).