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Cerberus opened it, and a cry of joy ran through the prison.

Cerberus welcomed him with a 'St. Mary, I am glad to see thee.'

Troop-ships arrived, but the most welcome was the Cerberus, with the three major-generals.

Rosina rang the gate-bell, and the old braided Cerberus admitted them grumblingly.

You are not like Cerberus, three gentlemen at once, are you?

Now that she had conquered that most savage Cerberus, all would be pleasant with her.

No, I am the public, and this ignoramus—this Cerberus—won't let me in!

It's our job to get them and the Cerberus back on the way to port!

But there must've been another ship aground when the Cerberus came in.

He, Timmy's father, was going on ahead to make the report on the Cerberus.

WORD ORIGIN

"watch-dog guardian of Hades," late 14c., Latinized form of Greek Kerberos, of unknown origin, according to Klein perhaps cognate with Sanskrit karbarah, sabalah "spotted, speckled;" Sabalah was the name of one of the two dogs of Yama.

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