noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Daedalus
OTHER WORDS FROM DaedalusDae·da·li·an, Dae·da·le·an [dih-dey-lee-uh n, -deyl-yuh n] /dɪˈdeɪ li ən, -ˈdeɪl yən/, Dae·dal·ic [dih-dal-ik] /dɪˈdæl ɪk/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for daedalus
That Daedalus was a very cunning workman; but of all his artful contrivances, this labyrinth is the most wondrous.Tanglewood Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
The partridge flies low because Daedalus (who had seen his son Icarus perish through a lofty flight) was changed into a partridge.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
On the outer wall of G is Daedalus, making wings for himself and Icarus.Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau
Daedalus essayed the empty air with wings not permitted to man.The Works of Horace|Horace
Among all those mortals who grew so wise that they learned the secrets of the gods, none was more cunning than Daedalus.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew|Josephine Preston Peabody