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Contemporary Examples of ajax
As early as the 1960s, clubs like Ajax Amsterdam began developing new approaches to the game.Spain Wins!
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Historical Examples of ajax
In 1792, they appointed him a general under Dumouriez, who baptized him his Ajax.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete
And he shook his puny fist at the blue vault of heaven—Ajax defying Jupiter.Scaramouche
Thus they spake, and Ajax was arming himself in splendid brass.
So did the high-born Ajax spoil Simosius, the descendant of Anthemion.
It falls to the lot of Hector, but he retires on the approach of Ajax.
noun Greek myth
name of two Greek heroes in the Trojan War (Great Ajax, son of Telamon, and Little Ajax, son of Oileus), Latin, from Greek Aias, perhaps originally the name of an earth-god, from aia "earth." The Elizabethans punned on the name as a jakes "a privy."