Definition of Dryades

1. dryad [n] - See also: dryad



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dryades

dry steering
dry sump
dry synovitis
dry tetter
dry ton
dry unit
dry up
dry vermouth
dry vomiting
dry wall
dry walling
dry wash
dry weight
dryable
dryad
dryades (current term)
dryadic
dryads
dryandra
dryandras
dryas
dryasdust
dryasdusts
drybag
drybags
drybeat
drybeaten
drybeats
dryclean
drycleaned

Literary usage of Dryades

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"... who dwelt in lakes, rivers, streams, etc. Many of these presided over fountains or springs, whose waters inspired those who drank of them. 5. dryades ..."

2. The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value and by John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman (1886)
"Those recesses lie without the general line of the street upon which is written in the plan "Cours des dryades." Two civil engineers have been offered by ..."

3. A Classical Dictionary: Containing Brief and Accurate Accounts of the Proper edited by Edward Sylvester Ellis (1900)
"... and Hama- dryades. Of the sea nymphs some were called Oceanides, Nereides. Naiades, etc. Ocean ides and Oceanit'ides. Sea nymphs, daughters of Oceanus, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana by Louisiana Supreme Court (1866)
"There was no line of " separation on the plan of Lafon between dryades street and the space " occupied by the market"—that " he considered ..."

5. The Picayune's Guide to New Orleans (1903)
"Returns by Heary Clay Avenue, to Coliseum, to Louisiana Avenue, to dryades, to Julia, to St. Charles, to Canal, to starting point. dryades and Ferry Line. ..."

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