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Moon-drop

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In Latin, virus lunāre, a vaporous drop supposed to be shed by the moon on certain herbs and other objects, when influenced by incantations.

“Upon the corner of the moon,

There hangs a vaporous drop profound;

Iʹll catch it ere it come to ground.”


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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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Monumental City
Monumental Effigies
Monumental Figures
Monumental Figures
Monumental Figures
Monumental Figures
Monumental Inscriptions
Moohel
Moon
Moon-calf
Moon-drop
Moon-maker [Sagendë Nah]
Moon-rakers
Moon’s Men
Moonlight Flitting (A)
Moonstone
Moor-slayer or Mata-moros
Moors
Moore (Thomas)
Moot Point (A)
Moots