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Gregoʹrian Tree

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The gallows; so named from three successive hangmen—Gregory, sen., Gregory, jun., and Gregory Brandon. Sir William Segar, Garter Knight of Arms, granted a coat of arms to Gregory Brandon. (See Hangmen.)

“This trembles under the black rod, and he

Doth fear his fate from the Gregorian tree.”


Mercutius Pragmaticus (1641).

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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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Greenhorn (A)
Greenlander
Greenlandman’s Galley
Greenwich
Greenwich Barbers
Gregarines
Gregorian Calendar
Gregorian Chant
Gregorian Epoch
Gregorian Telescope
Gregorian Tree
Gregorian Water or Gringorian Water
Gregorian Year
Gregories
Gregory (A)
Gregory (St.)
Gregory Knights or St. Gregory’s Knights
Grenade
Grenadier
Grenadier Guards
Grendel

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