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Artaxerxʹes

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called by the Persians Kai-Ardeshir, and surnamed diraz-dest (long-handed), because his right hand was longer than his left. The Romans translated diraz-dest into longi-manus; the Greek Arta into Arde (“noble”).

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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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Aroint thee
Aronteus
Aroundight
Arras
Arria
Arrière Pensée (plural arrières pensées)
Arrot
Arrow
Arrowroot
Arsetēs (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Artaxerxes
Artegal (Sir) (in Spenser’s Faërie Queene)
Artemus Ward
Artesian Wells
Artful Dodger
Arthegal
Arthur
Arthurian Romances
Arthur’s Seat
Articles of Roup (Scotch)
Artists, The Prince of

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Artaxer`xes