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Acrates

Acra′tes
(3 syl.).

i.e., incontinence; called by Spenser the father of Cymochlës and Pyrochles. —Faëry Queen, ii. 4.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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