Arachne

Arachne (Arach`ne) , a Lydian maiden, who excelled in weaving, and whom Athena changed into a spider because she had proudly challenged her ability to weave as artistic a work; she had failed in the competition, and previously hanged herself in her despair.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Aracan * Arad
Aquitaine`
Arabella Stuart
Arabesque
Ara`bi, Ahmed Pasha
Arabia
Arabia Felix
Arabian Desert
Arabian Nights
Arabs, The
Aracan
Arach`ne
Arad
Araf
Arafat`
Ar`ago, François
Arago, Jacques
Ar`agon
Araguay
Arakan
Aral, The Sea of
Aram, Eugene

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