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wield
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

2 uses
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Definition
to have or use
The exact meaning of wield can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "to wield an ax" — to have it in hand
  • "to wield power or influence" — to have or exercise power or influence
  • 'There then I saw Minos, glorious son of Zeus, wielding a golden sceptre, giving sentence from his throne to the dead, while they sat and stood around the prince, asking his dooms through the wide-gated house of Hades.
    Book 11 (88% in)
  • And as for thee, helmsman, thus I charge thee, and ponder it in thine heart seeing that thou wieldest the helm of the hollow ship.
    Book 12 (48% in)

There are no more uses of "wield" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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