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Thesʹtylis

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Any rustic maiden. In the Idylls of Theocʹritos, Thestylis is a young female slave.

“And then in haste her bower she leaves,

With Thestylis to bind the sheaves.”


Milton: LʹAllegro.

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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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Therapeutæ
Theresa
Thermidorians
Thersites
Theseus
Thespians
Thespis, Thespian
Thessalian
Thestylis
Thick
Thick-skinned
Thinskinned
Thief
Thieves Latin
Thieves on the Cross
Thimble
Thimble-rig
Thin-skinned
Thin Red Line (The)