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Definition of the adjective Achillean
What does Achillean mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad, who was invincible with only one small weakness which became his downfall.
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by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas
Leg perforating veins: 3a, paratibial PV; 3b, posterior tibial PV; 3c, anterior leg PV ; 3d, lateral leg PV; 3ei, medial gastrocnemius PVs; 3eii, lateral gastrocnemius PVs; 3eiii, intergemellar PVs; 3eiv, para‐Achillean PVs. Knee perforating veins: ...
Dictionary of Hard Words (1910)
by Robert Morris Pierce
Achillean adj. ( of Achilles) xki'hi-an. aching adj., n. [also spelt aking] 'ee-kin. achromatic adj.
A Thomas Hardy Dictionary (1989)
with maps and a chronology by F. B. Pinion
Achillean moodiness ...
Achillean, akillē′an, adj.like Achilles, the great Greek hero in the Trojanwar, brave, swiftof foot, unrelenting in wrath.—Achilles tendon, theattachment of the ...
Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
Helvetian, deletion, depletion, repletion, secretion, excretion, Venetian, Ossetian, collegian, Galwegian, Glaswegian, Norwegian, *browbeaten, * Jacobean, Maccabean, Aramaean,Tanzanian, Atlantean, Caribbean, Manichaean, Achillean ...
The New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)
by Nathan BAILEY
Achillean STATUE, a statue of some Here, so named, because of the great number of statue: Acbilsu ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
Achilles' heel see under Achillean; at (or on or upon) the heels of following close behind; back on one's heels driven back by an opponent: on the defensive; bring to heel to cause or persuade to come to heel: clap by the heels see lay by the ...
by Richard NEVE (Philomath.)
* Achillean Statue, a Statue of fome antient Hero, ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3H4I1L1L1E1A1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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