[ al-sim-i-don ]
/ ælˈsɪm ɪˌdɒn /
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noun Classical Mythology.
an Arcadian hero whose daughter, Philao, was seduced by Hercules.
(in the Iliad) a son of Laerces who was a captain of the Myrmidons under Patroclus.
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How to use Alcimedon in a sentence
The fourth, the aged knight Phnix commanded; and Alcimedon, the illustrious son of Larceus, the fifth.
Alcimedon, did yonder woman ever do Helen any great wrong, anything meet for vengeance?Andromache|Gilbert Murray
The old knight Phoenix was captain of the fourth company, and Alcimedon, noble son of Laerceus of the fifth.
Alcimedon sprang on to the chariot, and caught up the whip and reins, while Automedon leaped from off the car.
There is also a branch that lieth folded and wreathed into circles, like to the wreath of Alcimedon.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed