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Cheʹmos or Cheʹmosh [Keeʹmosh]

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War-god of the Moabites; god of lust.

“Next, Chemos, the obscene dread of Moab’s sons,

From Arʹoer to Nebo, and the wild

Of southmost Abʹarim.”


Milton: Paradise Lost, book i, 406–8.

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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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Chemistry [kemistry]
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