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Ajax

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the Greater. King of Salʹamis, a man of giant stature, daring, and self-confident. Generally called Telʹamon Ajax, because he was the son of Telʹamon. When the armour of Hector was awarded to Ulysses instead of to himself, he turned mad from vexation and stabbed himself.—Homer’s Iliad, and later poets.

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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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Air-line
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Air-throne
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Aïrapadam
Aisle (pronounoe ile)
Aitch-bone
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