Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
the Furies; punished crimes and avenged wrongs. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 82, 91–92]
avenging goddesses or Furies. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI,l: 326]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.