from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fight in which centaurs take part, -- a common theme for relief sculpture, as in the Parthenon metopes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In art and archaeology, a contest in which centaurs take part; especially, a fight between centaurs and men; in Greek myth, a battle between Hercules and the centaurs, or between the Lapithæ, aided by the Athenians, and the centaurs.


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