Adonis (n.)
[pron: a'dohnis] handsome young man loved by Aphrodite (Greek goddess of sexual love) or (in Roman mythology) Venus
1H6[Charles to Pucelle] Thy promises are like Adonis' garden
PP.11.1Venus, with young Adonis sitting by her
PP.4.2With young Adonis, lovely, fresh and green
PP.6.4A longing tarriance for Adonis made
PP.9.6Anon Adonis comes with horn and hounds
Sonn.53.5Describe Adonis
TS induction.2.49[Second Servingman to Sly] We will fetch thee straight Adonis painted by a running brook
Ven.3[first mention] Rose-cheeked Adonis hied him to the chase

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