Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient northern constellation, supposed to represent a horse's head. It lies west of the head of Pegasus, and its brightest star is of the fourth magnitude. Also Equiculus.
- n. [lowercase] In Roman antiquity, a kind of rack used for extorting confessions from suspected or accused persons.
- From Latin equuleus ("colt, foal"). (Wiktionary)
“Joe DiMenna, patron of the team Equuleus, has two fields; Michael Borrico has a small field in East Hampton, where the Certified boys hone their game.”
“Ptolemy in Taurus -- as a separate constellation, but he has no constellation of _Equuleus_.”
“To the right of Equuleus, towards the west-south-west is the constellation Delphinus.”
“Towards the right of [epsilon] Pegasi and lower down are seen the three fourth-magnitude stars which mark the constellation Equuleus.”
“Kitalpha (qit'ah al-faras) ` Part of the Mare 'in const. of Equuleus.”
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