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Chair of St. Peter (The)

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The office of the Pope of Rome, said to be founded by St. Peter, the apostle; but St. Peter’s Chair means the Catholic festival held in commemoration of the two episcopates founded by the apostle, one at Rome, and the other at Antioch (January 18th and February 22nd).

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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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Chacun a son Goût
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Chaff
Chair (The)
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Chair-days
Chair of St. Peter (The)
Chalcedony [kalcedony]
Chaldee’s (Kal-dees)
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Chalk and Cheese
Chalks
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Challenge to the Polls (A)
Challenging a Jury
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