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1) Aes'chylus (Greek, Aισχνλoζ). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the most sublime of the Greek tragic poets. He wrote 90 plays, only 7 of which are now extant. Aeschylus was killed by a tortoise thrown by an eagle (to break the...

2) Aes'chylus of France. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon. (1674-1762.) 1...

3) Cyprian Brass. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or "aes Cyprium," copper. Pliny (book xxxiv. c. ii.) says, "in Cypro enim prima oeris inventio fuit." 1...

4) Death from Strange Causes. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Aes chylus was killed by the fall of a tortoise on his bald head from the claws of an eagle in the air. (Valerius Maximus, ix. 12, and Pliny: History, vii. 7.) 1...

5) aestheticize. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: aesˇthetˇiˇcized, aesˇthetˇiˇcizˇing, aesˇthetˇiˇcizˇes To depict in an idealized or artistic manner: When they range too far from experience, aestheticize...

6) Ready (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An elliptical expression for ready-money. Goldsmith says, "Aes in presenti perfectum format" ("Ready-money makes a man perfect"). (Elon Latin Grammar.) 1 "Lord Strut...

7) Niord. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Scandinavian sea-god. He was not one of the Aes r. Niord s son was Frey (the fairy of the clouds), and his daughter was Freyja. His home was Noatun. Niord was...

8) Silver. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...money, the wealthy Englishman uses the word gold, and the poorer old Roman brass (aes). 1 Silver and gold articles are marked with five marks: the maker s private...

9) aeneous. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Brassy or golden green in color. From Latin aneus, of bronze, from aes, bronze. See ayes- in Appendix I....

10) era. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...time, made up of one or more periods. Late Latin aera, from Latin, counters, pl. of aes, aer-, bronze coin. See ayes- in Appendix I....

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