/ (ˈfaɪdəs əˈkeɪtiːz) /
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a faithful friend or companion
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Word Origin for fidus Achates
Latin, literally: faithful Achates, the name of the faithful companion of Aeneas in Virgil's Aeneid
Words nearby fidus Achates
FIDO, fiducial, fiduciary, fiduciary bond, fiduciary issue, fidus Achates, fie, Fiedler, fief, fiefdom, field
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How to use fidus Achates in a sentence
Poor N., you had but one timorous supporter, even me, so early your fidus Achates—but one against so many.The Book-Bills of Narcissus|Le Gallienne, Richard
I shall be very glad of it, and promise to be his fidus Achates in every sense, for the public as well as his own service.
Long the fidus Achates of the emperor, this soldier-courtier had obtained considerable fame by becoming his Quintus Curtius.
A greater difficulty was involved in the fact that the Bibliotaph had many socii, but no fidus Achates.The Bibliotaph|Leon H. Vincent
Bugs was for the moment Harry's fidus Achates; a sort of vice-James.The Whirligig of Time|Wayland Wells Williams