[yoo r-i-klee-uh, yur-]
- (in the Odyssey) the nurse of Telemachus who recognized the disguised Odysseus by a scar on his leg.
Also Eu·ry·cli·a [yoo r-i-klahy-uh, yur-] /ˌyʊər ɪˈklaɪ ə, ˌyɜr-/.
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Examples from the Web for euryclea
She then sent him to the bath, and bade Euryclea wait upon him.Half a Hundred Hero Tales
Euryclea did as she was told and closed the doors of the women's apartments.
Nevertheless, Euryclea, take his bed outside the bed chamber that he himself built.
Euryclea did as she was told, and bolted the women inside their room.
So the old nurse Euryclea bathed the feet of her master whom she had dandled in her arms as a child.The Adventures of Ulysses the Wanderer
Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull