noun Classical Mythology.
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Clotho draws the thread, Lachesis turns the wheel, and Atropos cuts the string asunder when spun to a due length.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
Lachesis, the second of the three Parcæ, who was supposed to spin out the actions of our life.The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. VII|William Wordsworth
The 'Lachesis' didn't have a mark on her and all we had was a few possible hits.A Question of Courage|Jesse Franklin Bone
Lachesis from his face thought him a boy, But counting his victories she thought him full of years.Georges Guynemer|Henry Bordeaux
The second, named Lachesis, twists a thread from the spindle, called the thread of life.The Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures|Lorinda Munson Bryant