What does the word scorpion mean?

Usage examples for scorpion

  1. By the horns of the Bull I have to drive, past the Archer whose bow is taut and ready to slay, close to where the Scorpion stretches out its arms and the great Crab's claws grope for a prey...." – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  2. The study of the ant and the bee, the spider and the scorpion should fill us with hope. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  3. Whoe'er had thought A scorpion had strength o'er death or fate? – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan