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synonyms for talaria

  • moccasin
  • shoe
  • slipper
  • clog
  • espadrille
  • huarache
  • thong
  • zori
  • flipflop
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How to use talaria in a sentence

As messenger of the gods he wears the Petasus and Talaria, and bears in his hand the Caduceus or herald's staff.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROMEE.M. BERENS
He was presented by the King of Heaven with a winged cap, called petasus, and with wings for his feet, called talaria.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
Of motion is often born inspiration—Hermes, god of oratory, is represented with petasus and talaria—and I am enjoying motion.
ROMANTIC SPAINJOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA
Talaria, wings attached to the ankles or sandals of Mercury as the messenger of the gods.
THE NUTTALL ENCYCLOPAEDIAEDITED BY REV. JAMES WOOD
I take numeris as a dative; no close parallel presents itself, but compare Aen IV 239-40 'pedibus talaria nectit / aurea'.
THE LAST POEMS OF OVIDOVID
His helmet was called Pet´asus, and his winged sandals Talaria.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
But the longer we plod on this earth, the deeper we stick into it; as must be when the foot grows heavy, having no talaria.
PERLYCROSSR. D. BLACKMORE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TALARIA

  • clog
  • espadrille
  • flipflop
  • huarache
  • moccasin
  • shoe
  • slipper
  • talaria
  • thong
  • zori
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.