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Child of the Cord

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So the defendant was called by the judges of the vehmgericht in Westphalia, because everyone condemned by the tribunal was hanged to the branch of a tree.

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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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Chic
Chichivache
Chick-a-biddy (A)
Chicken (plural chickens)
Chicken of St. Nicholas (The)
Chicken-hearted
Chien
Chien de Jean de Nivelle (Le)
Child
Child of God (A)
Child of the Cord
Childe
Childe Harold
Children
Chilenos
Chilian
Chiliasts [kiliasts]
Chillingham Cattle
Chillon
Chilminar and Balbec
Chiltern Hundreds (The)