noun, genitive Ce·phe·i [see-fee-ahy] /ˈsi fiˌaɪ/ for 1.
Related formsCe·phe·id [see-fee-id] /ˈsi fi ɪd/, adjective
Examples from the Web for cepheus
To atone for her mother's vanity, and rid the land of the scourge, Cepheus agreed to offer up Andromeda to the monster.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope
Cepheus had been obliged to yield her up because of the outcries of the people, and here she was waiting to be devoured.Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History|Charlotte M. Yonge
Cepheus lies eastward of the breast of the Dragon, but has no stars above the third magnitude.Letters on Astronomy|Denison Olmsted
Andromeda was the daughter of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and of Cassiope.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames
To appease the deities, Cepheus was directed by the oracle to devote his daughter Andromeda to the ravening maw of the prodigy.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley