[bull-headed ]. A horse. Strictly speaking, the charger
of Alexander the Great, bought of a Thessalian for thirteen talents
“True, true; I forgot your Bucephalos.” —Sir W. Scott: The
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Bucephalos from Infoplease:
- Bucephalos - Bucephalos [bull-headed ]. A horse. Strictly speaking, the charger of Alexander the Great, bought ...
- Persian Bucephalos - Persian Bucephalos (The). Shebdiz, the charger of Chosroes Parviz. (See Bucephalos.) Source: ...
- Macedon is not Worthy of Thee - Macedon is not Worthy of Thee is what Philip said to his son Alexander, after his achievement with ...
- Parviz' - Parviz' [Victorious ]. Surname of Khosru or Chosroes II., the grandson of Khosru the ...
- Horse - Horse The public-house sign. The White Horse. The standard of the Saxons, and therefore impressed ...