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Ravaʹna

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according to Indian mythology, was fastened down between heaven and earth for 10,000 years by Siva’s leg, for attempting to move the hill of heaven to Ceylon. He is described as a demon giant with ten faces. (Hindu mythology.)

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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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Rasselas
Rat
Rat (To)
Rat (Un)
Rat, Cat, and Dog
Rat-killer
Ratatosk
Ratten (To)
Rattlin (Jack)
Raul
Ravana
Ravelin (The) or demi-lune
Raven
Ravenglass (Cumberland)
Ravenstone
Ravenswood (Allan, Lord of)
Raw
Raw Lobster (A)
Rawhead and Bloody-Bones
Raymond (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Rayne (or Raine (Essex)

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Ravana