Definition of Pegasuses

1. Noun. (plural of pegasus) ¹



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Definition of Pegasuses

1. pegasus [n] - See also: pegasus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pegasuses

peg back
peg down
peg it
peg leg
peg out
peg top
peg warmer
pegacorn
pegacorns
pegador
pegamoid
pegaptanib
pegasoid
pegaspargase
pegasus
pegasuses (current term)
pegboard
pegboards
pegbox
pegboxes
pegged
pegged-down
pegged pants
pegged tooth
pegger
peggers
peggies
pegging
peggings
peggy

Literary usage of Pegasuses

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1. Human Documents: Character-sketches of Representative Men and Women of the Time by Arthur Lynch (1896)
"For there are pegasuses and pegasuses, some without wings, some without wind, ... Roly Poly ;" and since then there have been pegasuses husky-breathed, ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... said a New York newspaper, "are in ecstasies over our clipper-ships, which come and depart like so many winged pegasuses. There are now on the way to ..."

3. Correspondence of James Fenimore-Cooper by James Fenimore-Cooper (1922)
"... and wings escaped safe and sound from the perils of precipices, and pegasuses, grown tall and strong as a hero of adventure ought to be. ..."

4. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"It should not be forgotten that Pliny him- *lf scarcely speaks like one who believed in its existence, and classes it with the sphinxes, the pegasuses, ..."

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