Sentence Examples with the word meles

The place where the acropolis was entered was believed to have been overlooked by the mythical Meles when he carried the lion round his fortress to make it invulnerable; it was really a path opened by one of the landslips, which have reduced the sandstone cliff of the acropolis to a mere shell, and threaten to carry it altogether into the plain below.

BADGER, the common name for any animal of the Musteline subfamily Melinae or the typical genus Meles (see Carnivora).