Aegis in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Aegis

(Greek mythology, Roman mythology) A mythological shield associated with the Greek deities Zeus and Athena (and their Roman counterparts Jupiter and Minerva) shown as a short cloak made of goatskin worn on the shoulders, more as an emblem of power and protection than a military shield. The aegis of Athena or Minerva is usually shown with a border of snakes and with the head of Medusa in the center. [from early 17th c.] | (figuratively) Usually as under the aegis: guidance, protection; endorsement, sponsorship.

Short Example Sentences for Aegis

  • 1. They found the airman at the Aegis hangar. 🔊
  • 2. The aviator led the way back to the Aegis hangar. 🔊
  • 3. We would explore under the aegis of no cicerone but our curiosity. 🔊
  • 4. The Aegis and her competitors got started by ten o'clock. 🔊
  • 5. Old Grimshaw trotted at his side on the way to the Aegis hangar. 🔊
  • 6. The Baby Racer hangar, however, was on his way to the Aegis quarters. 🔊

How to use Aegis in Sentences?

  • 1. As they now reached the Aegis hangar, Grimshaw stepped aside with a pleased laugh. 🔊
  • 2. Then they departed, and the aegis of a holy place invests for posterity Te Puke Tapu. 🔊
  • 3. Further, great mystery shrouds the particulars of their overthrow when the aegis of the Roman authority was withdrawn. 🔊
  • 4. To hardy sportsmen of their type, wildfowl offer red-letter days with punt or shoulder guns, not to be dreamt of under the aegis of the gamekeeper. 🔊
  • 5. The youth went straight to the Aegis hangar, where he found Grimshaw tinkering over a broken airplane wing. 🔊
  • 6. Mr. King was to make a non-stop race also, and there was plenty of detail to attend to at the Aegis headquarters as well. 🔊
  • 7. Finally Hiram could make out the Aegis fully a mile in the lead, the wings set for a drop straight beyond the south pylon. 🔊
  • 8. He perceived from the glances thrown upon him from time to time by some of the peasantry, that he was recognized as an enemy, yet respected as one under the aegis of religion. 🔊
  • 9. Under the mighty aegis of the woman who bears and rears offspring and in other directions labours greatly and actively for her race, creeps in gradually and unnoticed the woman who does none of these things. 🔊
  • 10. The members of our party do not know the reason why the ministry are so anxious to throw the aegis of their protection over the convents, and, of course, we dare not take them into our confidence. 🔊