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  • Aloeus

    a son of Poseidon, husband of Iphimedia, and foster father of Otus and Ephialtes. Historical Examples Ares was bound and held captive by the giant sons of Aloeus, and would have perished in his bonds, had not Hermes stolen him away. Stories from the Iliad H. L. Havell

  • Alofi

    the capital of the Pacific Ocean island of Niue, a New Zealand dependency. Historical Examples Neatest of all was our haven of Alofi, for there the houses were fenced, and a grass lawn sloped down to the edge of the cliffs. Savage Island Basil C. Thomson Alofi Church, a fine native building with concrete walls, […]

  • Aloft

    high up; far above the ground. Nautical. on the masts; in the rigging; overhead. (on a square-rigged sailing ship) in the upper rigging, specifically, on or above the lower yards (opposed to ). in or into the air. on or at the top of: flags flying aloft the castle. Contemporary Examples There was a sense […]

  • Alogi

    a group of Christians in the 2nd century a.d. who rejected the doctrine of the Logos. Historical Examples This was first done by the so-called Alogi who, however, had to be repudiated. History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7) Adolph Harnack The Alogi maintained that it was a forgery which came from Corinth. The Bible […]

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