Origin of Cyclopean
Examples from the Web for cyclopean
Natural hot and cold waters pour over a precipice of cyclopean masses of granite at one end, about fifty feet wide and forty high.A Summer's Outing|Carter H. Harrison
Weber gives a picture of Beethoven: "The square Cyclopean figure attired in a shabby coat with torn sleeves."The Great German Composers|George T. Ferris
This Cyclopean construction varies with the geological nature of the rock employed.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
The masonry may be attributed to the 5th century; the chiselling of the immense blocks is not “Cyclopean.”
At the extremity of the cavern, which was oblong, rose a Cyclopean archivolte, singularly exact in form.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
1640s, from Latin cyclopeus, from Greek kyklopeios, from kyklopes (see cyclops).