Greek Mythology A Phrygian peasant which along with his spouse Baucis received with great hospitality Zeus and Hermes disguised as men. The gods rewarded the few by-turning their simple cottage into a temple by switching them in their old age into intertwining linden and pine trees.
a brand new Testament guide containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the servant for escaping
(New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whoever slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul
(Greek mythology) a simple countryman who supplied hospitality to Zeus and Hermes if they came to earth without revealing their identities so that you can test people's piety