(2 syl.). A huntsman. The Thessalian centaurs were
half-horses, half-men. They were invited to a marriage feast, and,
being intoxicated, behaved with great rudeness to the women. The
Lapithae took the women's part, fell on the centaurs, and drove them
out of the country.
“Feasts that Thessalian centaurs never knew.”
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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