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damocles


 
  Grep  of  noun  damocles 
  damocles 
  sword  of  damocles 
 
  Overview  of  noun  damocles 
 
  The  noun  damocles  has  1  sense  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  Damocles  --  (the  Greek  courtier  to  Dionysius  the  Elder  who  (according  to  legend)  was  condemned  to  sit  under  a  naked  sword  that  was  suspended  by  a  hair  in  order  to  demonstrate  to  him  that  being  a  king  was  not  the  happy  state  Damocles  had  said  it  was  (4th  century  BC)) 
 
  Overview  of  noun  damocles 
 
  The  noun  damocles  has  1  sense  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  Damocles  --  (the  Greek  courtier  to  Dionysius  the  Elder  who  (according  to  legend)  was  condemned  to  sit  under  a  naked  sword  that  was  suspended  by  a  hair  in  order  to  demonstrate  to  him  that  being  a  king  was  not  the  happy  state  Damocles  had  said  it  was  (4th  century  BC))