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Gorgon


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gorgon \Gor"gon\ (g[^o]r"g[o^]n), n. [L. Gorgo, -onis, Gr.
     Gorgw`, fr. gorgo`s terrible.]
     1. (Gr. Myth.) One of three fabled sisters, Stheno, Euryale,
        and Medusa, with snaky hair and of terrific aspect, the
        sight of whom turned the beholder to stone. The name is
        particularly given to Medusa.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Anything very ugly or horrid. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Zool.) The brindled gnu. See Gnu.
        [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gorgon \Gor"gon\, a.
     Like a Gorgon; very ugly or terrific; as, a Gorgon face.
     --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  Gorgon
       n : (Greek mythology) any of three winged sister monsters and
           the mortal Medusa who had live snakes for hair; a glance
           at Medusa turned the beholder to stone

Din dicționarul THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY ((C)1911 Released April 15 1993) :

  GORGON, n.
  
      The Gorgon was a maiden bold
      Who turned to stone the Greeks of old
      That looked upon her awful brow.
      We dig them out of ruins now,
      And swear that workmanship so bad
      Proves all the ancient sculptors mad.
  
  

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