Definition of Earthshaker

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earthshaker

earthnut pea
earthnuts
earthpea
earthpeas
earthpig
earthquake
earthquake engineering
earthquake protector
earthquake protectors
earthquakes
earthrise
earthrises
earths
earthset
earthsets
earthshaker (current term)
earthshakers
earthshaking
earthshakingly
earthshattering
earthshine
earthshines
earthshock
earthshocks
earthside
earthsman
earthsmen
earthspace
earthstar
earthstars

Literary usage of Earthshaker

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1. The Isles and Shrines of Greece by Samuel June Barrows (1898)
"ZANTE THE WORK OF THE earthshaker POOR Zante! When first I saw her, from the heights of Cephalonia, she was lying peacefully, like a brooch, ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1921)
"Thus gathered they within the doors of Zeus; nor was the earthshaker heedless of the goddess' call, but from the salt sea came up after the rest, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"... gave to their god of the ocean, Poseidon, the epithet of the earthshaker ; while the Jews, possessed by a truer inspiration, spoke of God as the root of ..."

4. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1909)
"... copying his verbal antitheses and other affectations, and especially his scolding of Poseidon, the earthshaker. For the pious Julian seems to have been ..."

5. The History of Greece from Its Commencement to the Close of the Independence by Adolf Holm (1906)
"Here also he is in agreement with the popular notion of the earthshaker Poseidon. His attempts to penetrate the secrets of nature were continued by a ..."

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