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Beleʹses (3 syl.)

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A Chaldean soothsayer and Assyrian satrap, who told Arbaʹcēs, governor of Meʹdia, that he would one day sit on the throne of Sardanapaʹlus, King of Nineveh and Assyria. His prophecy was verified, and he was rewarded by Arbaʹcēs with the government of Babylon. (Byron: Sardanapalus.)

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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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