Alcon

[al-kon]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a noted archer who helped Hercules abduct the cattle of Geryon.
  2. a Trojan warrior who wounded Odysseus while trying to seize the body of Achilles and who was later killed by Odysseus.
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Contemporary Examples of alcon

  • Alcon Entertainment, which financed and produced the film, worked with Warner Bros. on more traditional marketing.

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    Hollywood's Christian Blockbuster

    Nicole LaPorte

    January 6, 2010

  • Other studios passed but CAA had a buyer in Alcon, a company funded by FedEx founder Fred Smith.

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    Sandra's $200 Million Year

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    December 2, 2009

Historical Examples of alcon

  • "Have confidence in our gods," said Alcon, as a parting word.

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  • Returning now to the shepherds, the play shows us Daphnis and Alcon seeking the tomb of Nerina with a restorative.

  • The philosopher saw Alcon, the peaceful citizen, who had just come down from the Acropolis, pass through the centre of the Forum.

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    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • With this melancholy exclamation Alcon said farewell to the Greek, who descended the rope in silence.

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    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • The prudent Alcon seemed to enjoy great ascendancy, and he figured at the head of the assembly.

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