Definition of zeus:
pagan deity (part of speech: noun)
- wood nymph,
- "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
She also made a vow on Theseus's behalf, when he was going forth to battle, that if he returned safe she would sacrifice to Zeus; but as she died before he returned, she had the above- mentioned honours instituted by command of Theseus, as a grateful return for her hospitality.- "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
Out of the mad and tempestuous storm of passages for the left hand the melody rises aloft, now passionate and anon proudly majestic, until thrills of awe stream over the listener, and the image is evoked of Zeus hurling thunderbolts at the world.- "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.