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Demosʹthenēsʹ Lantern

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A choraʹgic monument erected by Lysicʹratēs in Athens, originally surmounted by the tripod won by Lysicratēs. A “tripod” was awarded to everyone in Athens who produced the best drama or choral piece of his tribe. The street in which Demosthenēsʹ Lantern stood was full of these tripods.

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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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Demi-monde
Demi-rep
Demiurge
Demobilisation of troops
Democracy
Democritos
Demodocos
Demogorgon
Demon of Matrimonial Unhappiness
Demos (King)
Demosthenēs Lantern
Demurrage
Demy
Den
Denarius
Denizen
Dennis (John)
Dénouement
Denys (St.)
Deo Gratias (Latin)
Deo Juvante (Latin)