Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountEolus A peak, 4,295.3 m (14,083 ft) high, in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Aeolus.

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Examples

  • Georgie Gray and a friend, who was no other than the identical Miss Joy of the "Eolus," stood at the staircase foot for some moments and held a whispered conversation; nor was she conscious of the side glances which the visitor now and then cast up toward the brown gingham skirt visible above.

    A Little Country Girl

  • Then she indulged in a long stare at Candace, who had come to church with her cousins, and who, in her new cream-and-brown foulard, with the daisy-trimmed hat, and a pair of the birthday gloves on her slender hands, looked quite differently from the ill-dressed little passenger of the "Eolus" the Monday before.

    A Little Country Girl

  • The question was superfluous, for the "Eolus" went nowhere else except to Newport; but it was well-meant, for the Captain thought that Candace seemed lonely and ill at ease, and he wished to cheer her.

    A Little Country Girl

  • Narragansett country, that the steamer "Eolus" pushed out from Wickford

    A Little Country Girl

  • Cat-boats and yachts flitted past in the fair wind like large white-winged moths; row-boats filled with pleasure-parties dipped their oars in the wake of the "Eolus;" steam-launches with screeching whistles were putting into their docks, among old boat-houses and warehouses, painted dull-red, or turned of a blackish gray by years of exposure to weather.

    A Little Country Girl

  • A sharp double whistle announced the "Eolus" just started on her up trip, with a long wake of creamy foam behind her.

    A Little Country Girl

  • For the "Eolus," leaving the wooded, wall-like bank of Gould's Island behind, and rounding a point, had now reached the small curving bay to the eastward of Coasters 'Harbor, where lay the training-ships, the "New

    A Little Country Girl

  • I lost a MS. in the fire which will cost me some trouble to reinstate; but as it consists of extracts relating to Eolus, I can make it out again.

    Letter 215

  • Thus a storm was termed the chiding of God, thunder and lightning the arrows of God, for it was thought that God kept the winds confined in caves, His treasuries; thus differing merely in name from the Greek wind-god Eolus.

    Theologico-Political Treatise

  • The American ship Elizabeth, out of Boston, running for shelter off the Scottish coast, sank with all hands, while just a single survivor was washed ashore from the Russian vessel Eolus when she went down.

    Excerpt: The Land That Never Was by David Sinclair

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