Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cassiopeidae — the "upside-down" jellyfish.

Etymologies

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Alteration of Cassiopeia, a constellation which is upside-down for half the year because of its proximity to the pole star.

Examples

  • Summary: When the Doctor and Rose's six-year-old daughter Cassiopea Tyler disappears from the markets of Danzibar they are frantic to find her, but even Dare's tight telepathic link to his sister may not be enough to track her down.

    In This Darkness Tumbles Hope: Chapter One

  • Also I have Cassiopea or the wonky W as one of the spot patterns which is kind of cool

    Snell-Pym » Allergy or Shingles

  • Whether there be generation and corruption, as some think, by reason of ethereal comets, that in Cassiopea, 1572, that in Cygno,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Elettra is marginally better than Cassiopea, but not much so.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • You actually see Starbuck romancing a woman Cassiopea does not count — 3 drinks

    Galacticaa.net » 2005 » October

  • Andromeda's right hand rests above the likeness of Cassiopea, and her left above the Northern

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • His right hand rests on the likeness of Cassiopea, and with his left he holds the Gorgon's head by its top over the Ram, laying it at the feet of Andromeda.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • Farther on is the Bird, whose right wing grazes the head and sceptre of Cepheus, with its left resting over Cassiopea.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • Her mother Cassiopea, having boasted that her beauty surpassed that of the Nereides, the angry sea-nymphs appealed to Poseidon to avenge their wrongs, whereupon the sea-god devastated the country with a terrible inundation, which brought with it a huge monster who devoured all that came in his way.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • Hypsipyle and Archemorus in Nemea; and, in older days, the imprisonment of Danae, the begetting of Perseus, his enterprise against the Gorgons; and connected therewith is the Ethiopian narrative of Cassiopea, and

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 02

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