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Egʹlantine (3 syl.)

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Daughter of King Pepin, and bride of her cousin Valentine, the brother of Orson. She soon died. (Valentine and Orson.)

Madame Eglantine. The prioress in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Good-natured, wholly ignorant of the world, vain of her courtly manners, and noted for her partiality to lap-dogs, her delicate oath, “by seint Eloy,” her entuning the service swetely in her nose,” and her speaking French “after the scole of Stratford atte Bowe.”

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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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Egg. Eggs
Egg Feast
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Egg-on or Edge-on
Egg Saturday
Egg-trot
Egil
Egis
Eglantine
Ego and Non-Ego
Egoism
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Egyptian Crown (The)
Egyptian Days
Egyptian Festivals (The)
Eider-down
Eikon Basilikē [Portraiture of the King]
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