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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a daughter of King Aleus who became a priestess of Athena. After being raped by Hercules she bore a son, Telephus.
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Examples from the Web for auge

Historical Examples of auge

  • "O" serves in place of "Ohr" (ear); "Au" in place of "Auge" (eye).

    The Mind of the Child, Part II

    W. Preyer

  • There was a ford where the French, laden with their weight of spoils, meant to cross the river Dive into the district of Auge.

    The Normans

    Sarah Orne Jewett

  • But her (Auge) he received and brought up well, and cherished in the palace, honouring her even as his own daughters.

  • Picot was one of Frotté's old officers, and during the wars of the Chouannerie had been commander-in-chief of the Auge division.

  • Mme. de Beauseant's estate was close to a little town in one of the most picturesque spots in the valley of the Auge.

    The Deserted Woman

    Honore de Balzac