Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having white arms.

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Examples

  • A queen from ancient Greece, a “white-armed” goddess.

    dream of night

  • A queen from ancient Greece, a “white-armed” goddess.

    dream of night

  • A queen from ancient Greece, a “white-armed” goddess.

    dream of night

  • A queen from ancient Greece, a “white-armed” goddess.

    dream of night

  • There is no question, however, when the Palio makes its appearance, in a cart driven by white long-horned oxen, that the ritual must go back at the very latest to the Iron Age, when Uni, the Etruscan Juno, was the ox-eyed, white-armed queen of heaven.

    Mysteries of Siena

  • And again she bore a third, the evil-minded Hydra of Lerna, whom the goddess, white-armed Hera nourished, being angry beyond measure with the mighty Heracles.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • There the son of Cronos used to lie with the rich-tressed nymph, unseen by deathless gods and mortal men, at dead of night while sweet sleep should hold white-armed Hera fast.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Ever she avoided the throng of the blessed gods and lived in a shadowy cave, and there the Son of Cronos used to lie with the rich-tressed nymph at dead of night, while white-armed Hera lay bound in sweet sleep: and neither deathless god nor mortal man knew it.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • And they bade Iris call her aside from white-armed Hera, lest she might afterwards turn her from coming with her words.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • The Father of men and gods gave you birth remote from men and secretly from white-armed Hera.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

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