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  1. Bacchantes

    of Bacchant

  2. Bacchantes

    of Bacchante

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bacchantes

    those who took part in the festival of Bacchus, confined originally to women, and were called by a number of names, such as Mænads, Thyads, &c.; they wore their hair dishevelled and thrown back, and had loose flowing garments.


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