noun Classical Mythology.
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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
Men say that you are son to noble Peleus, and that your mother is Thetis, fair-haired daughter of the sea.The Iliad
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)
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
name of a sea nymph or Nereid, mother of Achiles. Sometimes in poetry, "the sea personified."