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Thespius

[thes-pee-uh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the founder of the city of Thespiae and the father, by Megamede, of 50 daughters, all of whom bore sons to Hercules.
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  • This was the marriage of fifty girls at one time—the daughters of king Thespius.

    Voltaire's Romances

    Franois-Marie Arouet

  • Hurriedly cloaking himself, Valerius accompanied the man through various winding ways, and came to a chamber where Thespius lay.

    The Hour of the Dragon

    Robert E. Howard