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Phlogiston

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The principle or element of heat, according to Stahl. When latent the effect is imperceptible, but when operative it produces all the effects of heat from warmth to combustion. Of course, this theory has long been exploded. (Greek, phlogisʹton, inflammable.)

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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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Philoxenos of Cythēra
Philoxenos of Leucadia
Philter (A)
Phineus
Phiz
Phiz
Phlegethon
Phlegra
Phlogiston
Phocensian Despair
Phocion
Phœbē
Phœbus
Phœnix
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Phœnix Period
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