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Cocyʹtus [Ko-kyʹtus]

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One of the five rivers of hell. The word means the “river of lamentation.” The unburied were doomed to wander about its banks for 100 years. (Greek, kõkuʹo, to weep.)

“Cocytus, named of lamentation loud

Heard on the rueful stream.”


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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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