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Acadine

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A fountain of Sicily which revealed if writings were authentic and genuine or not. The writings to be tested were thrown into the fountain, and if spurious they sank to the bottom. Oaths and promises were tried in the same way, after being written down.—Diodorus Siculus.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Abudah
Abundant Number (An)
Abus
Abyla
Abyssinians
Acacetus
Academics
Academy
Academy Figures
Acadia—i.e.
Acadine
Acanthus
Acceptance
Accessory
Accident
Accidental or Subjective Colours
Accidentals
Accidente!
Accidents
Accius Navius
Accolade