(in the Aeneid) the faithful companion and friend of Aeneas.
a faithful friend or companion.
But in the meanwhile Mnestheus and Achates and Iulus led Æneas to the camp, leaning on his spear.
The Children’s Hour, Volume 3 (of 10) Various
Achates, hasting on his message, bent his way towards the ships.
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil
And now, obedient to her words, Cupid went merrily in Achates’ guiding, with the royal gifts for the Tyrians.
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil
Health and greeting, my Achates, in this veritable spring month.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. I (of 3) George Eliot
Alan’s Achates at once thought of that probability, or of revenge in some form.
The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1876 Various
Perhaps he felt the want of a sort of Fidus’ Achates to confide in.
Confessions of an Opera Singer Kathleen Howard
Then neas departed from the cave, and Achates went with him, and much they wondered who it might be that was dead.
Stories of the Old world Alfred John Church
That of Monzaida, the friend of Gama, is much superior to that of Achates.
The Lusiad Lus de Cames
Achates to Conyngham: What time do you propose leaving with French convoy to-night?
The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
Reflections occasioned by the late disturbances in Charleston, by Achates.
Black Rebellion Thomas Wentworth Higginson
(classical myth) Aeneas’ faithful companion in Virgil’s Aeneid
a loyal friend
armor-bearer and faithful friend of Aeneas in the “Aeneid,” hence sometimes used figuratively for “faithful friend.” The name is from Greek akhates “agate” (see agate).
. Historical Examples The sacred writer chooses rather to follow here this date than to speak of the years of Achaz, who had not yet been mentioned. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various At that time king Achaz sent to the king of the Assyrians asking help. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various So Urias, the priest, […]
to have or suffer a continuous, dull pain: His whole body ached. to feel great sympathy, pity, or the like: Her heart ached for the starving animals. to feel eager; yearn; long: She ached to be the champion. He’s just aching to get even. a continuous, dull pain (in contrast to a sharp, sudden, or […]
achbor gnawing = mouse. (1.) An Edomitish king (Gen. 36:38; 1 Chr. 1:49). (2.) One of Josiah’s officers sent to the prophetess Huldah to inquire regarding the newly-discovered book of the law (2 Kings 22:12, 14). He is also called Abdon (2 Chr. 34:20). Historical Examples He sent an embassy to Necho, headed by his […]
Dean (Gooderham) [goo d-er-ham,, -uh m] /ˈgʊd ərˌhæm,, -əm/ (Show IPA), 1893–1971, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1949–53. Edward Goodrich [goo d-rich] /ˈgʊd rɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1856–1931, U.S. chemist. Contemporary Examples Acheson also persuaded Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Arthur Vandenberg, a Republican, to back Truman on this. Obama’s ‘No Containment’ AIPAC Speech Made War […]
Chinua [chin-wah] /ˈtʃɪn wɑ/ (Show IPA), born 1930, Nigerian novelist. Contemporary Examples So in this way, Achebe was with me at the beginning of my writing career. Our Living Ancestor: Chris Abani Remembers Chinua Achebe Chris Abani March 25, 2013 While Achebe stayed with the BBS, my father left to head up the relief effort. […]