Cyclop


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Cy´clop


n.1.See Note under Cyclops, 1.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"That boy is a perfect cyclops, isn't he?" said Amy one day, as Laurie clattered by on horseback, with a flourish of his whip as he passed.
That little goose means a centaur, and she called him a Cyclops," exclaimed Jo, with a burst of laughter.
When this species of cyclops appeared on the threshold of the chapel, motionless, squat, and almost as broad as he was tall; squared on the base, as a great man says; with his doublet half red, half violet, sown with silver bells, and, above all, in the perfection of his ugliness, the populace recognized him on the instant, and shouted with one voice,--
Twelve officers of the fraternity of fools raised him on their shoulders; and a sort of bitter and disdainful joy lighted up the morose face of the cyclops, when he beheld beneath his deformed feet all those heads of handsome, straight, well-made men.
The Parisians hit like Cyclops, with an ensemble and a tactic delightful to behold.
But he had encountered so many dangers from giants, and one-eyed Cyclops, and monsters of the sea and land, that he could not help dreading some mischief, even in this pleasant and seemingly solitary spot.
"But," continued the wise Ulysses, "you must remember, my good friends, our misadventure in the cavern of one-eyed Polyphemus, the Cyclops! Instead of his ordinary milk diet, did he not eat up two of our comrades for his supper, and a couple more for breakfast, and two at his supper again?
"We would not turn back, though we were certain that the king of the Laestrygons, as big as a mountain, would sit at the head of the table, and huge Polyphemus, the one-eyed Cyclops, at its foot."
His son Antiphus had gone with Ulysses to Ilius, land of noble steeds, but the savage Cyclops had killed him when they were all shut up in the cave, and had cooked his last dinner for him.
Andrew Tinkler takes over on the Daly runner as regular partner Paddy Brennan switches to Petite Power, who has a rematch with Cyclop, the horse he finished fifth behind at Market Rasen on Boxing Day.
Cyclops lesion is also called localized anterior arthrofibrosis, because of its location in front of the graft tibial attachment.

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