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Black Ox

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The black ox has trod on his footi.e. misfortune has come to him. Black oxen were sacrificed to Pluto and other infernal deities.

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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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