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noun Greek myth
  1. the second bride of Jason, murdered on her wedding day by Medea, whom Jason had deserted
  2. a sea nymph, one of the Nereids
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Examples from the Web for glauce

Historical Examples of glauce

  • Glauce stood motionless for a moment; a faint flush tinged her cheeks.

    Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2

    Ernst Eckstein

  • Quintus Claudius once more emptied the cup, which Glauce had filled.

  • Glauce, come close to me—your tender body shall never be meat for the lions of Gaetulia!

  • I only spent the interest even during five or six years, to make a comfortable home for Glauce and give her some education.

  • The third, whom the Greeks often call by her fathers name, is the daughter of Upis270 and Glauce.

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations

    Marcus Tullius Cicero