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Cyclops
used in The Sea of Monsters

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Definition
Greek mythology:  one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead
  • "Cyclops," Annabeth offered.
    Chapter 4 (79% in)
  • "He's a Cyclops."
    Chapter 4 (84% in)
  • My dear young Cyclops!
    Chapter 5 (21% in)
  • Perhaps this Cyclops is not as horrible as most of its brethren.
    Chapter 5 (92% in)
  • There was no way they could take in a six-foot-three Cyclops.
    Chapter 5 (94% in)
  • The Cyclops!
    Chapter 6 (41% in)
  • This Cyclops thinks you're-"
    Chapter 6 (43% in)
  • He thinks I'm a lady Cyclops and he wants to marry me!
    Chapter 6 (43% in)
  • "Percy," she said under her breath, "we'll have to fight a Cyclops.
    Chapter 7 (14% in)
  • Now ... I think he was mean to have a Cyclops boy.
    Chapter 7 (53% in)
  • Sure, he was strong, but Tyson was a little kid in Cyclops terms, maybe seven or eight years old, mentally.
    Chapter 8 (9% in)
  • We could've been there all night while she tried to spell Cyclops.
    Chapter 8 (13% in)
  • Poseidon must've known Tyson was one of the passengers, because one hippocampus was much larger than the other two-just right for carrying a Cyclops.
    Chapter 8 (25% in)
  • It was a different cave-Grover's bedroom prison in the Cyclops's lair.
    Chapter 8 (68% in)
  • Looming in the doorway was a Cyclops so huge he made Tyson look vertically challenged.
    Chapter 8 (70% in)
  • The Cyclops stuck one hand into the room and groped around until he found the loom.
    Chapter 8 (73% in)
  • The Cyclops bared his pointed teeth.
    Chapter 8 (75% in)
  • "Traveling with a Cyclops," Luke chided.
    Chapter 9 (59% in)
  • "Too bad, Cyclops," Luke said.
    Chapter 9 (70% in)
  • That Cyclops-
    Chapter 9 (86% in)
  • You can never trust a Cyclops, Percy.
    Chapter 10 (52% in)
  • Grover was sitting at his loom, desperately unraveling his wedding train, when the boulder door rolled aside and the Cyclops bellowed, "Aha!"
    Chapter 11 (18% in)
  • The Cyclops pulled him into a warehouse-size cavern decorated with sheep junk.
    Chapter 11 (19% in)
  • The Cyclops dragged him outside to a hilltop overlook-ing the most beautiful island I'd ever seen.
    Chapter 11 (22% in)
  • Tears welled in his eyes as the boulder door rolled shut, sealing him once again in the stinky torch-lit dankness of the Cyclops's cave.
    Chapter 11 (34% in)
  • He's a Cyclops," Annabeth said.
    Chapter 11 (71% in)
  • By Annabeth's estimate, we had less than twenty-four hours to find Grover, assuming my dream was accurate, and assuming the Cyclops Polyphemus didn't change his mind and try to marry Grover earlier.
    Chapter 12 (7% in)
  • You can never trust a Cyclops.
    Chapter 12 (8% in)
  • This kid in the prophecy ... he or she couldn't be like, a Cyclops?
    Chapter 12 (16% in)
  • Well, the worst wrong turn was into a Cyclops's lair in Brooklyn.
    Chapter 13 (12% in)
  • This Cyclops, he tricked us.
    Chapter 13 (12% in)
  • The Cyclops was starting a fire in the middle of the floor.
    Chapter 13 (15% in)
  • You were seven years old and you stabbed a grown Cyclops in the foot?
    Chapter 13 (18% in)
  • The way that Cyclops talked in my father's voice.
    Chapter 13 (20% in)
  • If it hadn't been for that Cyclops, she'd still be alive today.
    Chapter 13 (21% in)
  • I wondered, if I were her, would I have had enough courage to go on this quest, to sail straight toward the lair of another Cyclops?
    Chapter 13 (23% in)
  • We had reached the home of the Cyclops.
    Chapter 13 (**% in)
  • The Cyclops's island was nothing like that.
    Chapter 14 (1% in)
  • We were right above the entrance of the Cyclops's cave.
    Chapter 14 (28% in)
  • The Cyclops was an even more horrible sight than he had been in my dreams.
    Chapter 14 (34% in)
  • But YOU'RE-NOLADY-CYCLOPS!"
    Chapter 14 (39% in)
  • The Cyclops grabbed Grover's dress and tore it away.
    Chapter 14 (39% in)
  • Then the Cyclops whistled, and a mixed flock of goats and sheep-smaller than the maneaters-flooded out of the cave and past their master.
    Chapter 14 (50% in)
  • The only way to move the rock was to have the Cyclops do it.
    Chapter 14 (56% in)
  • Annabeth and I sat on the ridge in despair and watched the distant baby-blue shape of the Cyclops as he moved among his flocks.
    Chapter 14 (58% in)
  • Even the Cyclops's smallest sheep were big enough to support my weight, and they had thick wool.
    Chapter 14 (67% in)
  • No sooner was I in position than the Cyclops roared, "Oy!
    Chapter 14 (71% in)
  • "Hasenpfeffer!" the Cyclops said, patting one of the sheep in front of me.
    Chapter 14 (75% in)
  • If Annabeth didn't pull off her distraction soon ... The Cyclops was about to roll the stone back into place, when from somewhere outside Annabeth shouted, "Hello, ugly!"
    Chapter 14 (78% in)
  • Now, the "Nobody" thing wouldn't have made sense to anybody, but Annabeth had explained to me that it was the name Odysseus had used to trick Polyphemus centuries ago, right before he poked the Cyclops's eye out with a large hot stick.
    Chapter 14 (85% in)
  • We crept to the cave entrance and saw the Cyclops, grinning wickedly, holding up empty air.
    Chapter 15 (1% in)
  • "Hah!" the Cyclops said.
    Chapter 15 (2% in)
  • Clarisse had armed herself with a highly collectible rams-horn spear from the Cyclops's cave.
    Chapter 15 (6% in)
  • They would sneak around either side and attack the Cyclops from the flanks while I held his attention in the front.
    Chapter 15 (10% in)
  • The other bad news: Polyphemus barreled toward me, a thousand smelly pounds of Cyclops that I would have to fight with a very small sword.
    Chapter 15 (17% in)
  • Clarisse ran in from the left and set her spear against the ground just in time for the Cyclops to step on it.
    Chapter 15 (19% in)
  • But the Cyclops just plucked out the shaft like a large splinter and kept advancing on me.
    Chapter 15 (20% in)
  • She charged the Cyclops again and again.
    Chapter 15 (24% in)
  • She rolled away as the Cyclops's fist smashed the olive tree beside her.
    Chapter 15 (29% in)
  • His eyes widened when he saw the Cyclops behind us, but he nodded like he understood.
    Chapter 15 (34% in)
  • The bridge fell away into the chasm, and the Cyclops howled ... with delight, because he was standing right next to us.
    Chapter 15 (37% in)
  • I jabbed the Cyclops in the belly.
    Chapter 15 (42% in)
  • "Please, noooo!" the Cyclops moaned, pitifully staring up at me.
    Chapter 15 (45% in)
  • The Cyclops sounded so heartbroken, just like ... like Tyson.
    Chapter 15 (48% in)
  • He's a Cyclops!"
    Chapter 15 (48% in)
  • The Cyclops choked, trying to swallow the unexpected pill.
    Chapter 15 (57% in)
  • He was bounding down the path to join us, the sheep about fifty yards behind, bleating in frustration as their Cyclops friend ran away without feed-ing them.
    Chapter 15 (95% in)
  • You, young Cyclops!
    Chapter 16 (4% in)
  • He turned and faced the older Cyclops.
    Chapter 16 (7% in)
  • I rode toward the Cyclops and kicked him in the eye, leaping over his head as the water blasted him onto the beach.
    Chapter 16 (21% in)
  • Poseidon won't curse me," I said, backing up as the Cyclops grabbed air.
    Chapter 16 (29% in)
  • "Young one!" the older Cyclops called.
    Chapter 16 (34% in)
  • Don't fight, Cyclops brother.
    Chapter 16 (38% in)
  • I grabbed a branch as it passed, ignoring the pain in my hands as I was jerked skyward, and let the Cyclops lift me into the air.
    Chapter 16 (49% in)
  • With one last mighty effort, Tyson pushed the cursing older Cyclops away, and we ran for the surf.
    Chapter 16 (54% in)
  • In your face, Cyclops!
    Chapter 16 (61% in)
  • Behind us, I could hear the Cyclops roaring in triumph, "I did it!
    Chapter 16 (91% in)
  • The way he said it, so matter-of-fact, I wondered if that Cyclops eye of his could see into the future.
    Chapter 20 (43% in)

There are no more uses of "Cyclops" in The Sea of Monsters.

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