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 Pel’ican,Pel’ion. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Peli’des.
 
Son of Peleus (2 syl.)—that is, Achilles, the hero of Homer’s Iliad, and chief of the Greek warriors that besieged Troy.   1
       
“When, like Peli’des, bold beyond control,
Homer raised high to heaven the loud impetuous song.”
       
Beattie: Minstrel.
 


 Pel’ican,Pel’ion. 

 
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