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Alecʹto

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One of the Furies, whose head was covered with snakes.

“Then like Alecto, terrible to view,

Or like Medusa, the Circassian grew.”


Hoole: Jerusalem Delivered, b. vi.

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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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Aldine Editions
Aldingar (Sir)
Ale
Aleberry
Ale-dagger (An)
Ale-draper
Ale Knight (An)
Ale-silver
Ale-stake
Ale-wife
Alecto
Alectorian Stone (An)
Alectromancy
Aleria (in Orlando Furioso)
Alert
Alessio
Alethes
Alexander and the Robber
Alexander
Alexander of the North
Alexander the Corrector

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Alec`to