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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the mythical winged horse Pegasus.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to to poetry.

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Examples

  • Though you heave into the air upon the gilded Pegasean back,

    Poems 1918-21

  • Pegasean fount, but the other would drain a draught of Arethusa.

    Theocritus Bion and Moschus Rendered into English Prose

  • Not were I framed the Cretan guard, nor did I move with Pegasean wing, nor were I

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • IT transcends the power of human intellect, however deeply it may have drunk of the Pegasean fount, to develop fully the title of the present chapter.

    The Love of Books: the Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • It transcends the power of human intellect, however deeply it may have drunk of the Pegasean fount, to develop fully the title of the present chapter.

    The Love of Books The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • Lo, rumor, flying on Pegasean wings, filled the castles and cities with the news that even geese had been sent by God to liberate Jerusalem.

    The Deeds of God Through the Franks

  • One day I had been pacing to and fro the hall, which was deserted; and the sight of the armor and portraits -- dumb evidences of the active and adventurous lives of the old inhabitants, which seemed to reprove my own inactive obscurity -- had set me off on one of those Pegasean hobbies on which youth mounts to the skies, -- delivering maidens on rocks, and killing Gorgons and monsters, -- when Juba bounded in, and Blanche came after him, her straw hat in her hand.

    The Caxtons — Volume 12

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