Procrustes

Definition of Procrustes

Pro`crus´tes
the bed of Procrustes.
n.1.(Gr. Antiq.) A celebrated legendary highwayman of Attica, who tied his victims upon an iron bed, and, as the case required, either stretched or cut of their legs to adapt them to its length; - whence the metaphorical phrase,

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Greek mythology, mythical being
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