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Results for: winged sandals, winged sandals worn by the gods Mercury and Hermes (Classical Mythology); wings depicted on the ankles or feet (in the style of the gods Mercury and Hermes)Translations: 1 - 30 of 1127
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winged sandals, winged sandals worn by the gods Mercury and Hermes (Classical Mythology); wings depicted on the ankles or feet (in the style of the gods Mercury and Hermes)talaria
(also Minthe) nymph that was changed into a mint plant (Greek Mythology)Menthe
(Anatomy, Zoology) via the metatarsal (bones of the feet)metatarsally
(Arabian Mythology) genius or demon; genie, jinn, spirit which is often contained in a bottle and can grant wishes (Arabian Folklore)jinnee
(Architecture) architrave, lowermost part of an entablature in classical architecture that rests directly on top of a columnepistyle
(Architecture) having a double row of columns on each side, front and rare; having two wings, building with two wings (Architecture)dipteral
(Ballet) jump in which the dancer crosses her feet or taps the heels several times while in the air, ballet jumpentrechat
(British) apron, pinafore; smock worn over clothing to protect it from becoming soiled (term used by children)pinny
(British) tawdry, loud, cheap; shabby, worn-out, in poor conditiontatty
(British) type of hat that covers the head face and shoulders (worn in extremely cold weather), knitted capbalaclava
(British) undergarment which is worn under another shirt; short jacket; vest, light sleeveless shirt, sleeveless undergarmentsinglet
(built 421-405 BC) temple of Athena Polias, one of the classical temples located on the Acropolis in Athens (Greece)Erechtheum
(c. 1350-1600) revival of the arts and learning that began in Italy and spread throughout Europe (most often associated with the works of Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Dante, and Da Vinci), classical revival, end of Middle Ages, in architectural style of ...Renaissance
(Catholicism) short hooded cape worn which is worn by Roman Catholic prelates over the rochet, mozetta, short capemozzetta
(Classical Mythology) one who is partly human and partly god; human who has been made into a god, human with powers of a god, minor god, somebody treated like goddemigod
(Computers) document used as a foundation for new documents having a uniform style; cutting tool, master, master molecule, pattern, short beamtemplate
(Egyptian mythology) goddess of truth and justice, Egyptian goddess of the underworldMaat
(Egyptian mythology) patron goddess of ThebesMut
(Electricity) radio wave with a wavelength between 30 and 300 feet (10 and 100 meters), shorter than 200 m, using wavelengths of less than 200 meters, using frequencies of greater and 1600 kilohertzshortwave
(French) careless or disheveled state of dress; garment worn at home (house dress, pyjamas, etc.), dishabilledeshabille
(French) Franciscan friar (so called due to the knotted cord worn as a girdle); member of a French political club during the first Revolution which met in an old Cordelier convent in Paris (French history)cordelier
(from French) under-garment worn by women (covering the neck, shoulders and breasts), decorative undergarmentchemisette
(Greek Mythology) Cypriot king who fell in love with the statue he had carved of a woman (who later was brought to life by Aphrodite); play written by George Bernard Shaw (1912), Cypriot king who sculpted GalateaPygmalion
(Greek Mythology) goddess of darkness and witchcraft, Greek goddess of darkness, HekateHecate
(Greek Mythology) goddess of youth and spring who married Hercules and was the daughter of Zeus and HeraHebe
(Greek Mythology) goddesses of destiny, Greek goddesses of destiny, Moirai (Roman equivalent), ParcaeFates
(Greek Mythology) king of Elis, one of the Argonauts (wagered Hercules that his cattle stables could not be cleaned in one day and was killed for refusing to honor the bet)Augeas
(Greek Mythology) of Prometheus, pertaining to Prometheus (Titan who stole fire from heaven and was punished by the gods), boldly creativePromethean
(Greek Mythology) of the Hyperboreans (people who live in a country located beyond the north wind where there is perpetual sunshine and plenty), member of a people who live in a country located beyond the north wind where there is perpetual sunshine an...Hyperborean
(Greek Mythology) one who killed the minotaur, husband of Phaedra, legendary hero of ancient GreeceTheseus
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