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Humber

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Chief of the Huns, defeated by Locrin, King of England, and drowned in the river Abus, ever since called the Humber. (Geoffrey of Monmouth: Chronicles.)

“Their chieftain Humber namëd was aright

Unto the mighty streame him to betake,

Where he an end of battall and of life did make.”


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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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