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Dido

Dido Meaning & Definition
Dido Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dido?

[n] (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of he suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dido:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dido: antic | bauble | bibelot | caper | curio | frolic | gewgaw | gimcrack | lark | monkeyshine | shenanigan | shines | tomfoolery | toy | trick | trifle | trinket | whatnot

See Also | princess

Dido In Webster's Dictionary

\Di"do\, n.; pl. {Didos}. A shrewd trick; an antic; a caper. {To cut a dido}, to play a trick; to cut a caper; -- perhaps so called from the trick of Dido, who having bought so much land as a hide would cover, is said to have cut it into thin strips long enough to inclose a spot for a citadel.

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