clio

Part of speech: noun

Muse of epic poetry and history. Kleio.

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Usage examples "clio":

  1. The antique Clio gathers up her robe and steps tiptoe over rubbishy details that are the delight of the comic poet and the modern Muse of History. - "The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915", Basil L. Gildersleeve.
  2. My father went on, and having other dogs, did not miss Clio for a long time; at length he perceived she was not with the rest, and neither came to his call or whistle; he went back to seek her, and there she stood, just as she had got over the gate. - "Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals", R. Lee.
  3. His coming up disturbed the birds, and he shot some of them; but Clio when thus relieved, was so stiff that she could not move, and her master sat down on the grass and rubbed her legs till she could bend them again. - "Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals", R. Lee.