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Merveilleuse (3 syl., French)

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The sword of Doolin of Mayence. It was so sharp that when placed edge downwards it would cut through a slab of wood without the use of force. (See Swords.)

⁂ Also a term applied to the 18th century French ladiesʹ dress.

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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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