Definition of Procrustes in English:

Procrustes

Line breaks: Pro|crus¦tes
Pronunciation: /prəʊˈkrʌstiːz
 
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Greek Mythology
A robber who forced travellers to lie on a bed and made them fit it by stretching their limbs or cutting off the appropriate length of leg. Theseus killed him in like manner.

Origin

from Greek prokroustēs, literally 'stretcher', from prokrouein 'beat out'.

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