Neæera

Any sweetheart or lady love. She is mentioned by Horace, Virgil, and Tibullus.

To sport with Amaryllis in the shade,
Or with the tangles of Neæra's hair.

Milton: Lycidas.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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