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fawn
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

5 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
fawned all over her
Definition
showing excessive flattery or affection
  • Why stand ye thus dazed like fawns that are weary with running over the long plain and so stand still, and no valour is found in their hearts at all?
    Book 4 (44% in)
  • These brought he forth amazed like fawns, and bound behind them their hands with well-cut thongs, which they themselves wore on their pliant doublets, and gave them to his comrades to lead down to the hollow ships.
    Book 21 (5% in)
  • Thus they throughout the city, scared like fawns, were cooling their sweat and drinking and slaking their thirst, leaning on the fair battlements, while the Achaians drew near the wall, setting shields to shoulders.
    Book 22 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "fawn" flagged with this meaning in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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?  —2 uses
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  • Forthwith sent he an eagle—surest sign among winged fowl—holding in his claws a fawn, the young of a fleet hind; beside the beautiful altar of Zeus he let fall the fawn, where the Achaians did sacrifice unto Zeus lord of all oracles.
    Book 8 (47% in)
  • Forthwith sent he an eagle—surest sign among winged fowl—holding in his claws a fawn, the young of a fleet hind; beside the beautiful altar of Zeus he let fall the fawn, where the Achaians did sacrifice unto Zeus lord of all oracles.
    Book 8 (47% in)

There are no more uses of "fawn" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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