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Definition Greek mythology:  one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead
  • In Homer's Odyssey, Odysseus outsmarts a Cyclops who intends to eat Odysseus and some of his men.
  • In Greek mythology, the Cyclops were a race of giants.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Seen through the plastic her eye was huge and wavering, the eye of a Cyclops.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Some were like the entertainers GaoLing and I had seen on Beggars Lane—girls without legs or arms, a cyclops, a dwarf.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • We may say of it as of the blind cyclops, Ingens.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • As the giant got close, a Cyclops woman broke ranks and ran back to speak with him.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • "The Cyclops," Reyna remembered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • GEORGE: All I said was, our son .... the apple of our three eyes, Martha being a Cyclops .... our son is a beanbag, and you get testy.
    Edward Albee  --  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • I wasn't a member of Odysseus's crew, but I'm certain the Cyclops is a myth.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • We're on an Indonesian island, in a mountain called Cyclops.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Ever after his father calls him Cyclops, who is in a Greek story.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • "At least Tyson brought some of his Cyclops friends to help out," Rachel said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • He was surrounded in fire, which would've been a problem if he weren't a Cyclops.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • "Cyclops," Annabeth offered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • That's a Cyclops ability, Leo.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "That devil of a hunchbacked cyclops!" he muttered between his teeth; and he tried to rise.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • It took Eleanor a couple weeks to figure out that Scott Summcrs and Cyclops were the same guy, and she still wasn't sure what was up with Phoenix.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • I wouldn't have cared if my girlfriend was a Jaguar-driving Cyclops with a beard—I'd have been grateful just to have someone to make out with.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • To birds on the wing its glassy surface, reflecting the light sky, must have been visible for miles around as a glistening Cyclops' eye in a green face.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • If you've never been charged by an enthusiastic Cyclops wearing a flowered apron and rubber cleaning gloves, I'm telling you, it'll wake you up quick.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth

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