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Castor

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A hat. Castor is the Latin for a beaver, and beaver means a hat made of the beaver’s skin.

Tom Trot


Took his new castor from his head.”


Randall: Diary.

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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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Casting Vote
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Castaly
Caste
Castle Builder (A)
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Castle of Indolence
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Cat Jumps (The)
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