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pleiades

An obsolete term for an aggregate of lymph nodes; e.g., localised lymphadenopathy.
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21-4 he discusses representations of the Seven Sages and at 24-5 he suggests that it is their number that may have suggested Varro's arrangement; also the seven poets of the tragic Pleiad are suggested as included in the Hebdomades.
Many a night I saw the Pleiads, rising thro' the mellow shade, Glitter like a swarm of firefiies tangled in a silver braid.
She is known as " the lost Pleiad, " for it is said that she disappeared a little before the Trojan War, that she might be saved the mortification of seeing the ruin of her beloved city.
The Venetian Bracelet, The Lost Pleiad, A History of the Lyre, and Other Poems.
Pleiad Investment Advisors has announced that it has hired a banking veteran for its operations.
1 June 2012 a[euro]" Italian Cromsource Inc announced on Friday it had taken over international fellow contract research organisation (CRO) Pleiad for an undisclosed purchase price.
Notice the nearly flat chevron of stars extending far south from the brightest Pleiad, Alcyone, ending in two with non-Pleiades tints.
There he worked on several freelance commissions and established his own publishing imprint, The Pleiad.
If so, was she a courtesan, a gifted writer among a pleiad of brilliant poets, or possibly both?
I mean the pleiad of postmodern, somewhat fantastic metafiction, which includes Jorge Luis Borges (universally recognized as the leader of the group), Raymond Queneau, Julio Cortazar, and the Oulipo group's Georges Perec, among others.