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Jew’s Myrtle

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So called from the popular notion that it formed the crown of thorns placed by the Jews on the Saviour’s head.

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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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Jet dEau (French)
Jetsam or Jetson
Jettator
Jettatura
Jeu dEsprit (French)
Jeu de Mot
Jeunesse Dorée
Jew
Jew’s-eye
Jew’s-harp
Jew’s Myrtle
Jews
Jews Sabbath
Jewels
Jewels
Jewels
Jezebel
Jib
Jib (To)
Jib-boom
Jib-door