Definition of Alecto

1. Noun. One of the three Furies.

Generic synonyms: Erinyes, Eumenides, Fury



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alecto

Aldgate
Aldine
Aldingham
Aldomet
Aldous Huxley
Aldous Leonard Huxley
Aldrovanda
Aldrovanda vesiculosa
Alec
Alec Guinness
Alecia
Aleck
Alectis
Alectis ciliaris
Alecto (current term)
Alectoria
Alectoris
Alectoris graeca
Alectoris ruffa
Alectorobius talaje
Alectura
Alectura lathami
Aleisha
Aleister
Alejandro
Alekano
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
Aleksandr Borodin
Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky

Literary usage of Alecto

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... a vast abyss Where Acheron opes wide its noisome jaws: In this Alecto plunged, concealing so Her execrable godhead, while the air Of earth and heaven ..."

2. Steam Warfare in the Parana: A Narrative of Operations, by the Combined by Lauchlan Bellingham Mackinnon, Félix de Azara (1848)
"... adrift—Get alongside the Alecto—News in a Paper twenty years old—The Alecto crowded with Fashion— Value of Stock—The Lioness—The Vulture—The Alecto ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"In others, however, this division only commences at the end of the ray, and is not often repeated(S). We should also separate the Alecto of Leach, ..."

4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1827)
"7lb. ; four, 8st. ; five, 8st. 9lb. ; six and aged, 8st. 12lb.—Mares and geldings allowed Sib,—Heats, two miles and a distance. Mr. Barrow's bm Alecto, ..."

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