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Anthony (St.). Patron saint or swineherds, because he always lived in woods and forests.

St. Anthony’s Cross. The taucross, τ called a lace.

St. Anthony’s Fire. Erysipʹelas is so called from the tradition that those who sought the intercession of St. Anthony recovered from the pestilential erysipelas called the sacred fire, which proved extremely fatal in 1089.

St. Anthony’s Pig. A pet pig, the smallest of the whole litter. St. Anthony was originally a swineherd, and, therefore, the patron saint of pigs.

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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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Anon
Anon-rightes. Right quickly
Ansarian
Answer
Answer more Scotico (To)
Antæos
Antecedents
Antediluvian
Anthia
Anthony
Anthroposophus
Anti-Christ
Antigonē
Antimony
Antinomian. [Greek, anti-nomos, exempt from the law.]
Antinous
Antipathy (of human beings)
Antipathy (of animals)
Anti-pope
Antisthenes

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Fire. (Anglo-Saxon, fyr; Greek, pur.)