noun Roman Legend.
Example sentences from the Web for androcles
Then Androcles was pardoned, and given his freedom, in memory of this great wonder.The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two|Prince Sarath Ghosh
Poor Androcles was in despair; he had not strength to rise and run away, and there was the lion coming upon him.Europa's Fairy Book|Joseph Jacobs
The Emperor, surprised at this, summoned Androcles to him, who told him the whole story.Children's Literature|Charles Madison Curry
A drama was got up, with Lorenzo and a lion as the performers, representing the classical story of Androcles.
Said to have been f. by Amazons, or by Androcles, son of Codrus.A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia|J. G. Bartholomew