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Cinter (A)

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The framing erected between piers to hold up the stones of an arch during the making thereof.

“Certain crude beliefs may be needful in the infancy of a nation, but when the arch is made, when the intelligence is fully developed, the cinter is thrown down and truth stands unsupported.”—E. D. Fawcett.

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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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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)
Circumlocution Office
Ciric-Sceat or Church Scot
Cist (Greek kistê, Latin cista)

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