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[meed-n] /ˈmid n/
(in the Odyssey) a herald who warned Penelope that her suitors were conspiring against Telemachus. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Medon, the son of Codrus, was the first of these perpetual archons.

  • The next day Medon and his guest presented themselves at the palace.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • Then he thought of the trusty Medon, who had been kind to him when a child, and remained loyal to the last to him and Penelope.

  • But Medon and the bard Phemius had now woke up, and came to them from the house of Ulysses.

    The Odyssey Homer
  • This wicked plot of the suitors was betrayed to the queen, by her faithful herald, Medon.

  • Useless would it be for us to accompany the lecture of Medon, or the comments of the congregation.

    The Last Days of Pompeii Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • They are there described as under the command of Medon and Podarces.

  • And Medon clasped the body tightly in his embrace, and covered it with passionate kisses.

    The Last Days of Pompeii Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • A similar case perhaps was that of Medon, the son of Oileus, who according to Il.

    The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick
  • In spite of the precautions that he had taken against being overheard, Medon, at this point lowered his voice.

    Callias Alfred John Church

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