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Adrian (St.)

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represented, in Christian art, with an anvil, and a sword or axe close by it. He had his limbs cut off on a smith’s anvil, and was afterwards beheaded. St. Adrian is the patron saint of the Flemish brewers.

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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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