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Merlin

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Prince of Enchanters; also the name of a romance. He was the son of a damsel seduced by a fiend, but Blaise baptised the infant, and so rescued it from the power of Satan. He died spell-bound by his mistress Vivian in a hawthorn-bush. (See Spenser’s Faërie Queene, Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, and Ellis’s Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances.)

The English Merlin. Lilly, the astrologer, who published two tracts under the assumed name of “Merʹlinus Anʹglicus.”

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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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Merino Sheep
Merioneth
Merian (French)
Merlin
Merlin Chair (A)
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