Cressida


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Related to Cressida: Troilus and Cressida

Cres·si·da

 (krĕs′ĭ-də)
n.
A Trojan woman in medieval romances who first returns the love of Troilus but later forsakes him for Diomedes.

Cressida

(ˈkrɛsɪdə) ,

Criseyde

or

Cressid

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) (in medieval adaptations of the story of Troy) a woman who deserts her Trojan lover Troilus for the Greek Diomedes

Cres•si•da

(ˈkrɛs ɪ də)

n.
(in medieval adaptations of the story of the Trojan wars) a Trojan woman portrayed as the lover of Troilus, whom she deserts for Diomedes.
Translations
Cressida
References in classic literature ?
- Love's Labour's Lost; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Comedy of Errors; Merchant of Venice; Taming of the Shrew; A Midsummer Night's Dream; All's Well that Ends Well; Merry Wives of Windsor; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; Twelfth Night; Troilus and Cressida; Measure for Measure; Pericles; Cymbeline; The Tempest; A Winter's Tale.
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