one of the Furies.
Historical Examples

Alecto is scornfully dismissed by Juno, who causes war to be formally declared (649-747).
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil

Juno, as in the neid, delegated the work of vengeance to Alecto.
Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3) Thomas Babington Macaulay

Their names were Alecto, Megra, and Tisiphone, and their origin was variously accounted for.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome E.M. Berens

Their names (see l. 24) were Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone.
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 2 (of 7) Geoffrey Chaucer

The squadron of men-of-war and merchantmen now approached, the Gorgon, Fulton, and Alecto leading.
Our Sailors W.H.G. Kingston

Then Alecto hied her to the place where Ilus was hunting the beasts of the forest.
Stories of the Old world Alfred John Church

Juno, as in the Aeneid, delegated the work of vengeance to Alecto.
The Diary and Letters of Madame D’Arblay, Vol. 1 (of 3) Fanny Burney

On sounding the well on board the Alecto, a considerable quantity of water was found in the hold.
Our Sailors W.H.G. Kingston

Let Alecto, Megaera and Tisiphone shriek and wail ever so loudly, they shall not break it.
The Serf Guy Thorne

He flies to the cave of Alecto, and drags out the fiend, commanding her to excite universal hostility against Napoleon.
The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay

(Greek myth) one of the three Furies; the others are Megaera and Tisiphone


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