\dˌiːde͡ɪlˈi͡ən], \dˌiːdeɪlˈiən], \d_ˌiː_d_eɪ_l_ˈiə_n]\
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[Gr.] An epithet applied to works of art cunningly wrought ; from the mythical Daedalus, whose name describes him as the skillful worker. Daedalus is said to have built the labyrinth in Crete for the Minotaur. He escaped from the island on wings which he had made ; his son Icarus, flying with him, fell into the sea and was drowned.
By Henry Percy Smith
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- (1732-1796), a famous astronomer, member Committee Safety in 1776 and treasurer Pennsylvania from 1777 to 1789. He was director of the U.S. mint 1792 1795.