Lábyrinth. n.s. [labyrinthus, Latin.] A maze; a place formed with inextricable windings.
Thou may'st not wander in that labyrinth;
There Minotaurs, and ugly treasons lurk. Shakespeare.
Words, which would tear
The tender labyrinth of a maid's soft ear. Donne.
My clamours tear
The ear's soft labyrinth, and cleft the air. Sandy's Paraph.
The earl of Essex had not proceeded with his accustomed wariness and skill; but run into labyrinths, from whence he could not disentangle himself. Clarendon, b. viii.
My soul is on her journey; do not now
Divert, or lead her back, to lose herself
I' th' maze and winding labyrinth o' th' world. Denham.