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The fairy which offers Orpheus for food in the infernal regions a roasted ant, a flea’s thigh, butterfliesʹ brains, some sucking mites, a rainbow-tart, and other delicacies of like nature, to be washed down with dewdrops, beer made from seven barleycorns, and the supernaculum of earth-born topers. (King: Orpheus and Eurydice.)

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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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Mysterious Three (The)
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N added to Greek words ending in a short vowel to lengthen it “by position,” and “l” added to French words beginning with a vowel
N. H
nth, or nth plus One
Nab
Nab
Nab-man
Nabo or Nebo
Nabob (generally called Nabob)
Nabonassar or Nebo-adon-Assur
Naboth’s Vineyard
Nadab
Nadir
Nadir Shah
Nag

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