batrachomyomachy


batrachomyomachy
battle between frogs and mice; a burlesque poem attributed to Homer

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Batrachomyomachy — Bat ra*cho*my*om a*chy, n. [Gr. batrachomyomachi a; ba trachos frog + my^s mouse + ma chh battle.] The battle between the frogs and mice; a Greek parody on the Iliad, of uncertain authorship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fighting and Combat — Have you ever seen one of those old westerns when some grizzled and toothless saloon patron says them s fighting words ? Well, here they are all twenty one of them! These words, all very obscure, refer to fighting, combat or conflict, whether… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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