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Alabaster

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A stone of great purity and whiteness, used for ornaments. So called from “Alabastron,” in Upper Egypt, where it abounds.

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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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