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General dictionaries General (24 matching dictionaries)
  1. Damocles, damocles: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. Damocles: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. Damocles: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. Damocles: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Damocles: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Damocles: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Damocles: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. Damocles, damocles: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Damocles: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. Damocles: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. Damocles: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. Damocles: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. damocles: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. Damocles: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. damocles: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  16. Damocles (disambiguation), Damocles (targeting pod), Damocles: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Damocles: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Damocles: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  19. damocles: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  20. damocles: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  21. damocles: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. Damocles: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Damocles: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. DAMOCLES: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. DAMOCLES: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. Damocles: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. damocles: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (Damocles)

noun:  the Greek courtier to Dionysius the Elder who (according to legend) was condemned to sit under a naked sword that was suspended by a hair in order to demonstrate to him that being a king was not the happy state Damocles had said it was (4th century BC)

▸ Also see damoclean
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Phrases that include damocles:   a sword of damocles hangs over, darkroom of damocles, operation damocles, sword of damocles externally more...

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