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Elephant

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The elephant which supports the world is called “Muha-pudma,” and the the tortoise which supports the elephant is calledChukwa.” In some of the Eastern mythologies we are told that the world stands on the backs of eight elephants, called “Achtequed-jams.”

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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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