Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Eumen’ides [the good-tempered goddesses].

 Eumæ’osEumnes’tes [Memory], 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Eumen’ides [the good-tempered goddesses].
 
A name given by the Greeks to the Furies, as it would have been ominous and bad policy to call them by their right name, Erin’nys.   1
 


 Eumæ’osEumnes’tes [Memory], 

 
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