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Phantom Ship

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“Or of that phantom ship, whose form

Shoots like a meteor through the storm;

When the dark scud comes driving hard,

And lowered is every topsail yard …

And well the doomed spectators know

ʹTis harbinger of wreck and woe.”


Sir Walter Scott: Rokeby, ii. 11.

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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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Petty Cury (Cambridge)
Peutingerian Map
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Pewter
Phædria [wantonness]
Phaeton
Phalanx
Phalaris
Phaleg
Phantom Ship
Phaon
Pharamond
Pharaoh
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Pharaoh’s Chicken
Pharaoh’s Daughter
Pharian Fields
Pharisees