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Calʹvary [bare skull], Golʹgotha [skull]

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The place of our Lord’s crucifixion; so called from some fanciful resemblance which it bore to a human skull. The present church of “the Holy Sepulchre” has no claim to be considered the site thereof; it is far more likely that the “mosque of Omar,” or the dome of the rock, occupies the real site.

A Calvary. A representation of the successive scenes of the Passion of Christ in a series of pictures, etc., in a church. The shrine containing the representations.

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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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Callimachos
Calling
Calliope [Kal-lĭ-o-pe, 4 syl., Greek, καλoζ, pψ, beautiful voice]
Callipolis
Callippic Period
Callirrhoe
Calomel
Caloyers
Calpe
Calumet [the peace - pipe]
Calvary [bare skull], Golgotha [skull]
Calvary Clover
Calvary Cross (A)
Calvert’s Entire
Calves
Calves gone to Grass (His)
Calves Head
Calves Head Club
Calvinism
Calydon
Calyp so

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