from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An avenging deity or spirit, the masculine personification of Nemesis, frequently evoked in Greek tragedy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A relentless avenging spirit; a nemesis.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of bats from the Upper Eocene phosphorites of France.
As morning star, dew glistered web, I am your alastor.
Orestes (Electra, Euripides) asks whether it may not be an avenging daemon (alastor) in the shape of a god, that bids him avenge his father.
Looking forward to the next episode. alastor Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 05: 32 AM EST