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Taurus, name of 1) a chain of mountains in Asia: “high --' snow,” Mids. III, 2, 141.
2) the sign of the zodiac next to Aries: Tit. IV, 3, 69. “shall we set about some revels? What shall we do else? were we not born under T.? T.! that's sides and heart. No, sir: it is legs and thighs,” Tw. I, 3, 147 (The medical astrology of that time referred the affections of particular parts of the body to the predominance of particular constellations. According to Hopton's Concordancy of Years, 1615, Taurus 'governeth the neck, throat and voice').
3) a general of Octavius Caesar: Ant. III, 7, 79. III, 8, 1.
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