Origin of troy
Definition for troy (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for troy
That was the sad and screwy logic that propelled Douglas McAuthur McCain and his pal Troy Kastigar.American Jihadis Douglas McCain and Troy Kastigar: From Losers to Martyrs|Michael Daly|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of them, Troy Jones, a 19-year-old aspiring photojournalist, remembered Brown from the scrimmage line.'Go Ahead and Shoot Me': The Veteran Who Defied Ferguson's Cops|Justin Glawe|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally, tired of laying siege to Troy, the Greeks build a large wooden horse, leave it outside the city gates, and go away.
When Odysseus journeyed back from Troy, his men tied him to the mast of his ship when the Sirens tempted him to leave it.War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There.|Elliot Ackerman|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy Emily Wilson, The New Republic If we blame her for the Trojan War, what does that say about us?
Some authors relate, that after their return from Troy they colonized the Gymnasian islands.
And the men of Troy and the Latins cried out when they saw him strike.Stories from Virgil|Alfred J. Church
Hastily harnessing the chariot, he led him back safely to Troy, where the body was laid upon a bed in Hector's palace.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
The story of the siege of Troy and of the great events of Homer's Iliad.Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories|Charles Alexander McMurry
Great joy was there in Troy when it was noised abroad that the men of Greece had departed.Myths and Legends of All Nations|Various
British Dictionary definitions for troy
Word Origin and History for troy
late 14c., standard system of weights for gems and precious metals, from Troyes, city in France (ancient Tricasses), former site of a fair at which this weight is said to have been used. Many medieval towns had their own standard weights. The pound troy contains 5,760 grains and is divided into 12 ounces.
Culture definitions for troy
The ancient city inhabited by the Trojans; the site of the legendary Trojan War (see also Trojan War) of classical mythology. The ruins of Troy were found in the nineteenth century in the western part of what is now Turkey.