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Magʹdalene (3 syl.)

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An asylum for the reclaiming of prostitutes; so called from Mary Magdalene or Mary of Magʹdala, “out of whom Jesus cast seven devils.” A great profligate till she met with the Lord and Saviour.

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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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