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Gerʹyon (g hard)


A human monster with three bodies and three heads, whose oxen ate human flesh, and were guarded by a two-headed dog. Herculēs slew both Geryon and the dog. This fable means simply that Geryon reigned over three kingdoms, and was defended by an ally, who was at the head of two tribes.

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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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German or Germaine (g soft)
German Comb
German Silver
Gerrymander (g hard)
Gertrude (St.)
Gertrude of Wyoming
Gervais (St.)
Geryon (g hard)
Gesmas (g hard)
Gessler (g hard)
Gesta Romanorum (g soft)
Geste or Gest (g soft)
Get (To)
Get, Got
Get by Heart (To)
Get One’s Back Up (To)
Get-up (A)

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