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Eʹgypt

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in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, means France.        

“Egypt and Tyrus [Holland] intercept your trade,

And Jebusites [Papists] your sacred rites invade.”


Part i. 705–6.

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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-flip, Egg-hot, Egg-nog
Egg-on or Edge-on
Egg Saturday
Egg-trot
Egil
Egis
Eglantine
Ego and Non-Ego
Egoism
Egotism
Egypt
Egyptian Crown (The)
Egyptian Days
Egyptian Festivals (The)
Eider-down
Eikon Basilikē [Portraiture of the King]
Eisell
Eisteddfod
Either
Ejusdem Farinæ (Latin)
El Dorado

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