Origin of naiad
How to use naiad in a sentence
First, a naiad is a water nymph in Greek myth—a woman who looked over the waterways.
If you look in the dictionary today, it says “naiad: any skillful female wimmer.”
As for the Hebe and the Naiad, they had vanished in the northern board, and as yet there were no signs of their return.A Middy of the King|Harry Collingwood
One day, while looking into a quiet stream, he thought he saw a lovely naiad in the water gazing up at him.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
Like some of our own pellucid waters, it is a Naiad of the purest kind, sleeping on coral and crystal couches.The Portland Sketch Book|Various
On seeing her, Saldaa thought of a naiad of the North, rising from an emerald river, in which cakes of ice were floating.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
What was my surprise, and I almost say my joy, when I saw that the white figure was my naiad?