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centaur
used in The Hidden Oracle

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Definition
a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  • Perhaps I could find my old friend Chiron the centaur.
    p. 16.9
  • I thought we were going to see a centaur.
    p. 92.2
  • He—he really is a centaur.
    p. 93.1
  • The old centaur looked at me expectantly, but I had nothing to share.
    p. 97.6
  • The old centaur faced me.
    p. 103.5
  • I'd never dreamed the centaur would look at me that way, as if I had something to prove to him, as if my mettle were untested.
    p. 106.4
  • The centaur forced a smile.
    p. 108.7
  • Chiron himself, again in full centaur form, stood at the head table, sipping his bug juice as he chatted with two satyrs, but their mood was subdued.
    p. 111.9
  • "Demigods!" said the centaur.
    p. 156.2
  • In the torchlight, the centaur's face seemed carved from shadow.
    p. 178.0
  • The centaur lowered his head.
    p. 182.6
  • Chiron followed in full centaur form, ducking his head to fit through the entrance.
    p. 193.4
  • The centaur trotted over and lowered himself to the ground, folding his legs underneath himself.
    p. 193.8
  • The old centaur watched a waterfall of tea trickling from the edge of the table.
    p. 206.5
  • This is meant for the strength of a centaur, not a teen mortal!
    p. 336.3
  • Percy accepted Chiron's hand and leaped onto the centaur's back.
    p. 337.3
  • I had never before seen a centaur hang hooves on a tubular crest, but Chiron acquitted himself well.
    p. 340.6
  • The old centaur gave Leo a warm, fatherly smile.
    p. 356.6

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