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 Poltroon’.Polycle’tus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Polybo’tes (4 syl.).
 
One of the giants who fought against the gods. The sea-god pursued him to the island of Cos, and, tearing away part of the island, threw it on him and buried him beneath the mass. (Greek fable.) (See GIANTS.)   1
 


 Poltroon’.Polycle’tus. 

 
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