Origin of Gorgon
OTHER WORDS FROM GorgonGor·go·ni·an [gawr-goh-nee-uh n] /gɔrˈgoʊ ni ən/, adjective
Examples from the Web for gorgon
In Greek mythology, the Gorgon Medusa had the face of a woman and poisonous snakes for hair; her glance could turn men to stone.
Military drones, with ominous code names like Gorgon Stare and Constant Hawk, can monitor movement across an entire urban area.
But the third Gorgon was beautiful save for the living serpents that coiled in her hair.Tales of Troy and Greece|Andrew Lang
Man should pay to be screened from himself, lest his sword fail,—lest the Gorgon's head on his breast change him to stone.Idolatry|Julian Hawthorne
It is one thing to describe an interview with a gorgon or a griffin, a creature who does not exist.Orthodoxy|G. K. Chesterton
The hero of the future is he who shall bravely and gracefully subdue this Gorgon of fashion and of convention.Essays and Lectures|Oscar Wilde
Whereupon Perseus, finding the giant too strong for him, held up the Gorgon's head.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley