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Climacteric Years

are seventh and ninth, with their multiples by the odd numbers 3, 5, 7, 9—viz. 7, 9, 21, 27, 35, 45, 49, 63, and 81, over which astrologers supposed Saturn, the malevolent planet, presided. Hippŏcrates recognises these periods. (See Nine.)

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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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Clerical Titles
Clerical Vestments
Clerimond
Clerk
Clerk-ale and Church-ale
Clerkenwell (London)
Clerkly
Client
Clifford (Paul)
Climacteric
Climacteric Years
Climax
Climb
Clinch
Clinker (Humphrey)
Clio
Clipper
Clipping Pace (A)
Cliquot (of Punch celebrity)
Cloacina
Cloak and Sword Plays

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