Crossword clues for lais
n. (plural of lai English)
Lais or Laïs may refer to one of the following:
Laïs (fl. 1st/2nd century BCE) was an ancient Greek physician and midwife known for her disagreements with Elephantis, and for Pliny's skepticism about the efficacy of her medicine. Pliny wrote about her disagreement with Elephantis about fertility, menstruation, abortifacients, and the use of several medicinal plants, including myrtle and cabbage root. Pliny also described her treatment for rabies and fevers, which involved a silver bracelet containing wool from a black ram.
Usage examples of "lais".
On the contrary, I considered that my misfortune to be a just and well-deserved punishment for having abandoned myself to a Lais, after I had enjoyed the felicity of possessing a woman like Henriette.
Jack Chiltern was the man who engineered the escape of the Malin courts and that coach was last seen thundering along the road to Ca lais with the National Guard in hot pursuit.
This came as a surprise to Lais, who has always taken the view that whatever a famous personage is noted for tends to be the one thing that he notoriously lacks.
Lais is now living on the island of Thasos, just opposite the coastal city of Abdera, where she was born to an Ionian Greek family.
A wild scene in the Harz Mountains gives way to an enchanted hail in which are seen the most famous courtesans of ancient history--Phryne, Lais, Aspasia, Cleopatra, and Helen of Troy.
Lais of Milan, and enjoyed such a reputation for beauty that not only all the flower of Milan but people from the neighbouring towns were at her feet.
They had more coffee and sandwiches on the Hovercraft once they had boarded it at Ca lais and, once free of Customs, they drove up the M2, through the Blackwall Tunnel and so northwards to Hertfordshire.
She was once a Lais of Milan, and enjoyed such a reputation for beauty that not only all the flower of Milan but people from the neighbouring towns were at her feet.
The presence of Robert Murphy, consul general of the United States to the French Republic's Pro rectorate of Morocco, at the Re lais de Pointe-Noire could not be concealed any more than von Heurten-Mitnitz's.