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Mermaid, 1) a siren: “thy --'s voice hath done me double wrong,” Ven. 429. “bewitching like the wanton --'s song,” Ven. 429 “as if some m. did their ears entice,” Lucr. 1411. “train me not, sweet m., with thy note,” Err. III, 2, 45. “I'll stop mine ears against the --'s song,” Err. III, 2, 45 “a m. on a dolphin's back,” Mids. II, 1, 150. “I'll drown more sailors than the m.” H6C III, 2, 186.
2) water-nymph: Ant. II, 2, 212. Ant. II, 2, 212
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