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Accolade (3 syl.)

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The touch of a sword on the shoulder in the ceremony of conferring knighthood; originally an embrace or touch by the hand on the neck. (Latin, ad collum, on the neck.)

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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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Acceptance
Accessory
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Accidental or Subjective Colours
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Accidente!
Accidents
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Accolade
Accommodation
Accord
Accost
Account
Accurate
Accusative (The)
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Acephalites
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