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Cinderelʹla [little cinder girl]

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Heroine of a fairy tale. She is the drudge of the house, dirty with housework, while her elder sisters go to fine balls. At length a fairy enables her to go to the prince’s ball; the prince falls in love with her, and she is discovered by means of a glass slipper which she drops, and which will fit no foot but her own.

The glass slipper is a mistranslation of pantoufle en vair (a fur slipper), not en verre. (R. C. Perrault: Contes de Fées.)

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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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Ciclenius
Cicuta
Cid
Cid Hamet Benengeli
Cigogne (French)
Cillaros
Cimmerian Bosphorus
Cimmerian Darkness
Cinohona
Cincinnatus
Cinderella [little cinder girl]
Cinque Cento
Cinque Ports (The)
Cinter (A)
Cipher
Circe
Circle of Ulloa
Circuit
Circumbendibus (A)
Circumcellians
Circumcised Brethren (in Hudibras)

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Cinderella