Hippocrene

Hip"po*crene

(?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ; "i`ppos horse + a fountain.] A fountain on Mount Helicon in Botia, fabled to have burst forth when the ground was struck by the hoof of Pegasus. Also, its waters, which were supposed to impart poetic inspiration. Keats.
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Nor maddening draughts of Hippocrene.
Longfellow.
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