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Lemʹnian Earth

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A species of earth of a yellowish-grey colour, found in the island of Lemnos, said to cure the bites of serpents and other wounds. It was called terra sigillaʹta, because it was sealed by the priest before being vended. Philocteʹtēs was left at Lemnos when wounded in the foot by Herculēs.

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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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Leibnitz-ism or Leibnitzian-ism
Leicester (pron. Lester)
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Leigh (Aurora) (pron. Lee)
Leilah [Li-lah]
Lely (Sir Peter)
Leman (Lake)
Lemnian Deed (A)
Lemnian Earth
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Lemon Soles
Lemster Ore
Lemures
Lend a Hand
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