noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for thetis
His lady mother, Thetis, rises from the depths of the sea to console him, and provides him a suit of armor fashioned by Hephstus.Greek Women|Mitchell Carroll
Men say that you are son to noble Peleus, and that your mother is Thetis, fair-haired daughter of the sea.The Iliad|Homer
Thetis of the Silver-foot ought to have been her mother, and some strong warrior king her father.Barbara Lynn|Emily J. Jenkinson
Her husband learned that her child—for she was pregnant—would be greater than its father, as in the case of the child of Thetis.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
Thetis is given in wedlock to the mortal Peleus, and Achilles is born.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
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Word Origin and History for thetis
name of a sea nymph or Nereid, mother of Achiles. Sometimes in poetry, "the sea personified."