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Excalʹibur (Ex cal [ce] liber [atus])

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Liberated from the stone. The sword which Arthur drew out of the stone, whereby he proved himself to be the king. (See Sword.)

“No sword on earth, were it the Excalibur of King Arthur, can cut that which opposes no steady resistance to the blow.”—Sir Walter Scott.

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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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Ex Officio (Latin, by virtue of his office)
Ex Parte (Latin, proceeding only from one of the parties)
Ex Pede Herculem
Ex Post Facto (Latin)
Ex Professo (Latin)
Ex Uno Omnes
Exaltation
Exaltation of the Cross
Examination
Examiners (Public)
Excalibur (Ex cal [ce] liber [atus])
Excellency (His)
Excelsior
Exception
Exceptions prove the Rule
Exchequer
Excise
Exclusion
Excommunication
Excruciate
Excuse

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