Meaning of DAEDAL
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
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\D[ae]"dal\, Daedalian \D[ae]*dal"ian\, a. [L. daedalus
cunningly wrought, fr. Gr. ?; cf. ? to work cunningly. The
word also alludes to the mythical D[ae]dalus (Gr. ?, lit.,
the cunning worker).]
1. Cunningly or ingeniously formed or working; skillful;
Our bodies decked in our d[ae]dalian arms.
The d[ae]dal hand of Nature. --J. Philips.
The doth the d[ae]dal earth throw forth to thee, Out
of her fruitful, abundant flowers. --Spenser.
2. Crafty; deceitful. [R.] --Keats.
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