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Andromʹeda

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Daughter of Cepheus (2 syl.) and Cassiopeia. Her mother boasted that the beauty of Andromĕda surpassed that of the Nereids; so the Nereids induced Neptune to send a sea-monster on the country, and an oracle declared that Andromeda must be given up to it. She was accordingly chained to a rock, but was delivered by Perseus (2 syl.). After death she was placed among the stars. (See Angelica..)

Ovid: Metamorphoses, v. 1, etc.

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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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Ancile
And
Andirons or Hand-irons
Andrea Ferrara
Andrew
Andrew (An)
Andrew (St.)
Andrew Macs (The)
Androcles and the Lion
Android
Andromeda
Andronica (in Orlando Furioso)
Anent
Ange de Grève (French)
Angel
Angel-beast
Angel Visits
Angel-water
Angelic Doctor
Angelic Hymn
Angelica

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Angelica
Dwarfs (under three feet in height)
Hesione

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