eudemon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eudemon a benevolent spirit
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eudemon A good angel or spirit.
    • n eudemon In astrology, the eleventh house of a celestial figure: so called on account of its good and prosperous significations, as store of friends, attainment of hopes, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

I heard him once call Eudemon from St. Victor's gate to Montmartre.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
I heard him once call Eudemon from St. Victor's gate to Montmartre.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
At Mans, said Eudemon, Francis Cornu, apothecary, had turned an old set of Extravagantes into waste paper.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
Gargantua, a man of fifty-five, is introduced to Eudemon, a boy of twelve.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
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