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Hipʹpogriff

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The winged horse, whose father was a griffin and mother a filly (Greek, hippos, a horse, and gryphos, a griffin). A symbol of love. (Ariosto: Orlando Furioso, iv. 18, 19.)

“So saying, he caught him up, and without wing

Of hippogrif, bore through the air sublime,

Over the wilderness and oʹer the plain.”


Milton: Paradise Regained, iv. 541–3.

(See Simurgh.)

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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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