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Achaʹtes (3 syl.)

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A fidus Achatēs. A faithful companion, a bosom friend. Achates in Virgil’s Æneid is the chosen companion of the hero in adventures of all kinds.

“He has chosen this fellow for his fidus Achates.”—Sir Walter Scott.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Accost
Account
Accurate
Accusative (The)
Ace
Aceldama
Acephalites
Acestes
Achæan League
Achar
Achates
Achemon
Acheron
Acherontian Books
Acherusia
Achillea
Achilles
Achilles
Achilles (pronounce A-kil-leez)
Achilles
Achilles of the West

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Acha`tes