Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A junior archon in Ancient Greece.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lawgiver; a legislator; one of the six junior archons at Athens.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lawgiver; a legislator; one of the six inferior archons at Athens.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then this small thesmothete stepped from the table, and surged out of the hall, her black silk dress licking up a few straws and dragging them along with a scratching noise upon the floor.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

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