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Girdle (St. Colman’s)

would meet only round the chaste.

“In Ireland it yet remains to be proved whether St. Colman’s girdle has not lost its virtue” [the reference is to Charles S. Parnell].—Nineteenth Century, Feb., 1891, p. 206.

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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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