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Golden Thigh

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Pythagoras is said to have had a golden thigh, which he showed to Abăris, the Hyperborean priest, and exhibited in the Olympic games. Pelops, we are told, had an ivory shoulder. Nuad had a silver hand (see Silver Hand), but this was artificial.

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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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