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centaur
used in The Lightning Thief

11 uses
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Definition
a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  • "What a relief," the centaur said.
    Chapter 5 (99% in)
  • We haven't seen any other centaurs," I observed.
    Chapter 6 (41% in)
  • I saw Grover sitting at table twelve with Mr. D, a few satyrs, and a couple of plump blond boys who looked just like Mr. D. Chiron stood to one side, the picnic table being way too small for a centaur.
    Chapter 7 (78% in)
  • 8 WE CAPTURE A FLAG The next few days I settled into a routine that felt almost normal, if you don't count the fact that I was getting lessons from satyrs, nymphs, and a centaur.
    Chapter 8 (1% in)
  • Just your typical summer-camp send-off by your typical centaur.
    Chapter 10 (44% in)
  • Once, I spotted a family of centaurs galloping across a wheat field, bows at the ready, as they hunted lunch.
    Chapter 13 (8% in)
  • The little boy centaur, who was the size of a second-grader on a pony, caught my eye and waved.
    Chapter 13 (8% in)
  • I've got Thalia's pine tree, a Greek trireme on fire, a centaur in a prom dress-now that was a weird summer....
    Chapter 16 (36% in)
  • Tell me, mate, do I look like a centaur?
    Chapter 18 (13% in)
  • Standing here and there like frozen party guests were Medusa's garden statues— petrified children, satyrs, and centaurs-all smiling grotesquely.
    Chapter 19 (40% in)
  • I remember making it to the clearing, a counselor shouting for help, a centaur blowing a conch horn.
    Chapter 22 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "centaur" in The Lightning Thief.

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