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Archilochus

[ahr-kil-uh-kuh s]
noun
  1. flourished c650 b.c., Greek poet.
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Examples from the Web for archilochus

Historical Examples

  • You don't like partridge, Archilochus, or porridge, or what not?

    Roundabout Papers

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • I don't care a fig whether Archilochus likes the papers or no.

    Roundabout Papers

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • Their style is an imitation of that of Archilochus of Paros.

  • No other coincidence could assimilate the tombs of Petrarch and Archilochus.

  • The circumstances of the birth and parentage of Archilochus are significant.


British Dictionary definitions for archilochus

Archilochus

noun
  1. 7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter
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