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Aladdin’s Lamp

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The source of wealth and good fortune. After Aladdin came to his wealth and was married, he suffered his lamp to hang up and get rusty.

“It was impossible that a family, holding a document which gave them access to the most powerful noblemen in Scotland, should have suffered it to remain unemployed, like Aladdin’s rusty lamp.”—Senior

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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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Aitch-bone
Ajax
Ajax
Akbar
Akuan
Akuman
Alabama
Alabaster
Aladdin
Aladdin’s Lamp
Aladdin’s Ring
Aladdin’s Window
Aladine
Alako
Alans
Alarcon
Alarm
Alarum Bell
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