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Elizabeth

had pet names for all her favourite courtiers; q.e.:

The mother of Sir John Norris she called “My own Crow.”

Burghley was her “Spirit.”

Mountjoy she termed her “Kitchen-maid in Ireland.”

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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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Elidure
Eligibles and Detrimentals
Elijah’s Melons
Eliminate
Eliot (George)
Eliott’s Tailors
Elissa
Elissa (deficiency or parsimony; Greek, ellipsis)
Elivâger
Elixir of Life
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Elizabeth of Hungary (St.)
Elizabethan
Ell (Anglo-Saxon eln, an ell)
Ell-wand (The King’s)
Ella, or Alla
Elliot
Ellyllon
Elmo’s Fire (St.)
Elohim

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