Camelot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Camelot (Arthurian legend) the capital of King Arthur's kingdom; according to the legend, truth and goodness and beauty reigned there
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Camelot See Camelet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Camelot An old spelling of camlet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Camelot kam′lot Same as Camlet.
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Usage

In literature:

She has heard that a curse will fall on her if she looks out on the world and down to the city of Camelot.
"Romance Two Lectures" by Walter Raleigh
Sarrasin and the two Americans disappeared into Camelot, and Ericson drove home alone.
"The Dictator" by Justin McCarthy
The place he chose was the city of Camelot in Wales, which had a good situation, being built upon a hill.
"King Arthur and His Knights" by Maude L. Radford
Are the places of these poems, Camelot, Caerleon, Glastonbury, etc., to be identified with known places?
"Teachers' Outlines for Studies in English" by Gilbert Sykes Blakely
So they laid him on a horse-litter, for he was fiercely wounded, and brought him to Camelot.
"Stories of King Arthur and His Knights" by U. Waldo Cutler
So they came afterwards to the land, and rode on their way to Camelot, and reached it after many days.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
FOR OFTEN ... CAMELOT.
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
Then the king went back alone to his Court at Camelot.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
You must go to the tournament at Camelot in disguise.
"Stories of King Arthur's Knights" by Mary MacGregor
The others are Camelot, Shangri-La, Arcadia, Eden, Canaan, and Eldorado.
"Concordance" by Ann Wilson
From every part the Knights flocked to Camelot, and the town was full to overflowing of armed men and their horses.
"The Book of Romance" by Various
Camelot and the Island of Avalon greet one another across the Somersetshire vale.
"Visions and Revisions" by John Cowper Powys
Describe in your own words Camelot.
"Vocal Expression" by Katherine Jewell Everts
Camelot was just the place.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
By the state and presence of your bearing I might have guessed you to be one of Arthur's Knights of the Round Table at Camelot.
"Tales from Tennyson" by Molly K. Bellew
The king and his knights ride out from Camelot.
"King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table" by Unknown
Cloaks, capes and redingotes were either of camelot or barocan, or of some other fine cloth.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 2" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
There are also a number of Hugo relics which the camelots of that day were selling to the crowds.
"A Wanderer in Paris" by E. V. Lucas
At Camelot they see a maiden with a sword attached to her body, which Arthur himself cannot draw.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick
Would you go back To Camelot?
"Merlin" by Edwin Arlington Robinson
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In poetry:

"To Camelot I heard once from a churl,
That curled me up upon my jennet's neck
With bitter shame; how then, Lord, should I curl
For ages and for ages? dost thou reck
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris
Then answered Lancelot, the chief of knights:
'And with what face, after my pretext made,
Shall I appear, O Queen, at Camelot, I
Before a King who honours his own word,
As if it were his God's?'
"Lancelot And Elaine" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
She ended, and the cry of a great jousts
With trumpet-blowings ran on all the ways
From Camelot in among the faded fields
To furthest towers; and everywhere the knights
Arm'd for a day of glory before the King.
"Idylls of the King: The Last Tournament (excerpt)" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
She ended, and the cry of a great jousts
With trumpet-blowings ran on all the ways
From Camelot in among the faded fields
To furthest towers; and everywhere the knights
Armed for a day of glory before the King.
"The Last Tournament" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
'Too high this mount of Camelot for me:
These high-set courtesies are not for me.
Shall I not rather prove the worse for these?
Fierier and stormier from restraining, break
Into some madness even before the Queen?'
"Balin and Balan" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

When my mother and I came out of the movie theater from seeing " Camelot " years ago, I said, "Someday I will live in Camelot .
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Boutique winery Camelot Cellars celebrated their grand re-opening on July 6, 2011 following a renovation of their location on North High Street in Columbus' Short North neighborhood.
About 50 people wait outside Camelot Cellars to enjoy the grand re-opening of the boutique on July 6, 2011.
' Camelot ': Starz Not Moving Forward With Second Season.
Starz has decided not to move forward with a second season of its period piece, Camelot .
Philip Winchester's ' Camelot ': Leontes, Guinness & Va Va Voom.
Philip Winchester plays the knight Leontes in " Camelot ".
'Dead,' ' Camelot ' producers eye 'Port Royal'.
' Camelot ': Violence, sex and not much else.
Starz's ' Camelot ' puts young spin on Round Table.
An ancient myth gets a youthful interpretation in Starz's new series Camelot (Friday, 10 ET/PT).
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