Origin of Vulcan
Examples from the Web for vulcan
The Queen currently has three Dorgis named Cider, Candy and Vulcan.
Kevin Fallon straps on Vulcan ears and explores the niche matchmaking trend.
Count Trekkies among the group giving that idea the Vulcan salute.
Vulcan (noun) Alien humanoids who live by logic and reason and suppress emotion.‘Star Trek’ for Dummies: Get Ready for ‘Into Darkness’ With Our Primer|Sujay Kumar|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Queen now owns just two Corgis: Willow and Holly and two Dorgis: Candy and Vulcan.Queen's James Bond Clip Corgi Dies, Buried at Balmoral|Tom Sykes|September 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a volcanic mountain, of a good many resources, and of a character not unlike that of Vulcan's Peak, but entirely unpeopled.The Crater|James Fenimore Cooper
Why should any group of men entrap the helpless crew of the Vulcan with such a display of mystery and power?The Cruise of the Dry Dock|T. S. Stribling
It was the very same net that Vulcan made to catch Mars and Venus with.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The war-god Mars, bringing his spear one day to Vulcan's forge, smiled contemptuously at the light shafts of Cupid.Correggio|Estelle M. Hurll
Stepping up softly behind them, Vulcan drew the net over their heads, and thus held them fast.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
god of fire and metal-work in Roman mythology, 1510s, from Latin Vulcanus, a word of Etruscan origin. Often with allusions to his lameness and the unfaithfulness of his wife, Venus. As the name of a hypothetical planet between Mercury and the Sun, it is attested from 1870. The Roman feast of Vulcanalia was on Aug. 23.
[Greek name Hephaestus]
The Roman and Greek god of fire and metalworking; the blacksmith of the gods. He suffered bodily deformities and lameness. According to some stories, he was married to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty; in other stories, he was married to one of the three Graces. Vulcan was a son of Jupiter.