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Arbor Judæ

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Said to be so called because Judas Iscariot hanged himself thereon. This is one of those word-resemblances so delusive to etymologists. Judæ is the Spanish judʹia (a French bean), and Arbor Judæ is a corruption of Arbol Judia (the bean-tree), so called from its bean-like pods.

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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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Arabian Nights (The)
Arabians
Arabic Figures
Arabs
Arachnē’s Labours
Araf, Al [the partition]
Araspes (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Aratos of Achæa
Arbaces
Arbor Day
Arbor Judæ
Arcades Ambo [Arcădes 3 syl.]
Arcadian
Arcadian Nightingales
Archangels
Arch-monarch of the World
Archers
Arches (The Court of)
Archeus
Archilochian Bitterness
Archimage