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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. one of the Furies.
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Examples from the Web for tisiphone

Historical Examples of tisiphone

  • Their names (see l. 24) were Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone.

    Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)

    Geoffrey Chaucer

  • Let Alecto, Megaera and Tisiphone shriek and wail ever so loudly, they shall not break it.

    The Serf

    Guy Thorne

  • That was the next, and they appointed one Tisiphone, a fury of the lake, to do it.

  • She spoke with the wrath of a Tisiphone whipping herself to a frenzy.

    The Cup of Fury

    Rupert Hughes

  • Orpheus is about to turn back, but he is stopped by Tisiphone.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson

British Dictionary definitions for tisiphone


  1. Greek myth one of the three Furies; the others are Alecto and Megaera
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