Origin of bacchante
Examples from the Web for bacchante
Endymion seated his Bacchante upon one horse and mounted the other; they flew upward, eagle-high.
Bacchante (bak-ante), a person taking part in revels in honour of Bacchus.
She was attired like a Bacchante, with bands of fur in her hair, topped by bunches of gold grapes.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Diana was there in heaven; his Bacchante was beside him lying on the horses pinions.
Before these crickets thus possessed you wholly, dear, You never said to me: bacchante, or even: ant!Cyrano de Bergerac|Edmond Rostand