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Ichneuʹmon

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An animal resembling a weasel, and well worthy of being defended by priest and prince in Egypt, as it feeds on serpents, mice, and other vermin, and is especially fond of crocodilesʹ eggs, which it scratches out of the sand. According to legend, it steals into the mouths of crocodiles when they gape, and eats out their bowels. The ichneumon is calledPharaoh’s rat.”

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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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Ibraham
Icarian
Icaros
Ice
Ice-blink (The)
Ice-brook
Ice Saints or Frost Saints
Iceberg
Iceland Dogs
Ich Dien
Ichneumon
Ichor (I-kor)
Ichthus
Icon Basilike
Iconoclasts (Greek, “image breakers”)
Idæan Mother
Idealism
Idealists
Ides
Idiom
Idiosyncrasy

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Ichneumon