Definitions of daedalus

  1. ( Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the Labyrinth of Minos; to escape the Labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his sone Icarus

Usage examples for daedalus

  1. Now when Daedalus fled to Athens, Minos, contrary to the decree, pursued him in long war galleys, and being driven to Sicily by a storm, died there. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch