Procrustes(redirected from Polypemon)
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Related to Polypemon: Procrustean bed
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a robber, who put travellers in his bed, stretching or lopping off their limbs so that they fitted it
[C16: from Greek Prokroustēs the stretcher, from prokrouein to extend by hammering out]
(in Greek myth) a robber who stretched or amputated the limbs of travelers to make them conform to the length of his bed.