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Magnet

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The loadstone; so called from Magneʹsia, in Lydia, where the ore was said to abound. The Greeks called it magnes. Milton uses the adjective for the substantive in the line “As the magnetic hardest iron draws.”

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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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Magi (The)
Magic Garters
Magic Rings
Magic Wand
Magician
Magliabecchi
Magna Charta
Magnalia Christi
Magnanimous (The)
Magnano
Magnet
Magnetic Mountain
Magneuse (French)
Magnificat
Magnificent (The)
Magnifique … Guerre
Magnolia
Magnum Opus
Magnum of Port (A)
Magnus Apollo (My)
Mago the Carthaginian

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