Centaur (n.)
creature with the upper half of a man and the rear legs of a horse; reputed for bestial behaviour
CE I.ii.9[Antipholus of Syracuse to Dromio of Syracuse, of some money] Go, bear it to the Centaur, where we host
KL IV.vi.124[Lear to Gloucester, of various beings] Down from the waist they are centaurs, / Though women all above
MND V.i.44[Theseus reading play titles] The Battle with the Centaurs
Tit V.ii.202[Titus to all, of his banquet] More stern and bloody than the Centaurs' feast
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