Definitions

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

  • n. Greek Mythology One of the three Graces.

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  • proper n. One of the three Charites and the goddess of joy.
  • proper n. A female given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology, a genus of errant chætopodous annelids, of the family Amphinomidæ.

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  • n. (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Εὐφροσύνη.

Examples

  • Well then, farewell till we meet again on my boat; it is called the Euphrosyne, and lies out there, exactly opposite the two statues of the old king -- who can remember these stiff barbarian names?

    The Sisters — Volume 5

  • "Euphrosyne" is a name a bit too fine, I think, for a slave.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • The signature "Euphrosyne" was a guaranty of the unwelcome truth.

    A Fascinating Traitor An Anglo-Indian Story

  • 'Euphrosyne' was alike the goddess of the righteous mind and of the merry heart.

    Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, First Series

  • Have you to-day put on this? "she continued, calling Euphrosyne's attention to her new mourning;" and do you call it cruel to execute justice on the rebels and their officers? "

    The Hour and the Man, An Historical Romance

  • "Euphrosyne," had just returned from the West India station; that they had been out four years, during which they had two single-handed encounters, and captured two French frigates, besides assisting at many combined expeditions; that they were commanded by Sir James O'Connor, who had distinguished himself very much, and was considered one of the best officers in the service; that the frigate had suffered so from the conflicts in which they had been engaged that she had been sent home to be surveyed; it was found that she must be docked, and undergo a thorough repair, and consequently they had been ordered to Sheerness, where the ship would be paid off.

    Poor Jack

  • Thanks you for taking the time to comment, Euphrosyne.

    REVIEW: 2008 Nebula Award Short Fiction Nominees [UPDATED]

  • The comments by Euphrosyne about the author Mike Allen would be despicable were they not so ludicrous.

    REVIEW: 2008 Nebula Award Short Fiction Nominees [UPDATED]

  • Aeolus runs through the press, what would Apollo. say? for he has certainly also angered Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne…. and so we suffer their absence…

    Hanson on Obama’s hubris/nemesis

  • (Grandmother Euphrosyne) 3. Buenos Aires, (which others call a novel), is seven hundred and forty pages long, with six pages of endnotes.

    First Lines

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