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Chios (Kiʹos)

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The man of Chios. Homer, who lived at Chios, near the Ægeʹan Sea. Seven cities claim to be his place of birth—

“Smyrna, Rhodos, Colŏphon, Salamis, Chios, Argos, Atheʹnæ.”—Varro.

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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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Chilminar and Balbec
Chiltern Hundreds (The)
Chimæra [kimera]
Chime in with (To)
Chimney Money or Hearth money
Chimneypot Hat (A)
Chinese Gordon
Chingachgook
Chink or Jink
Chintz
Chios (Kios)
Chip or Chips
Chip of the Old Block (A)
Chiron [Kiron]
Chirping Cup or Glass
Chisel
Chitty-faced
Chivairy
Chivy
Chivy or Chivvy
Chloe (Kloee)

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