[ ahr-kil-uh-kuhs ]
/ ɑrˈkɪl ə kəs /
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flourished c650 b.c., Greek poet.
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Words nearby Archilochus
archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopal, archiepiscopate, archil, Archilochian, Archilochus, archimage, archimandrite, Archimedean, Archimedean solid, Archimedes
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How to use Archilochus in a sentence
Hecuba invites Achilles and Archilochus to meet her in the temple of Apollo.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
And Archilochus also mentions the cherambe: and Ibycus mentions the periwinkle.
The gnomic verses of Theognis were certainly sung; so were the satires of Archilochus and the romantic reveries of Mimnermus.
The demonstration is complete, if we compare the iambic metre of Archilochus with that of the Vedic hymns.Myth and Science|Tito Vignoli
More than one lyrist—as Archilochus and Horace may bear witness—has thrown away his shield on the field of battle.Gifts of Genius|Various
British Dictionary definitions for Archilochus
/ (ɑːˈkɪləkəs) /
7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter
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