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Raʹvenstone

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The stone gibbet of Germany; so called from the ravens which are wont to perch on it. (German rabenstein.)

Do you think

Iʹll honour you so much as save your throat

From the Ravenstone, by choking you myself?”


Byron: Werner, ii. 2.

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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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Rat-killer
Ratatosk
Ratten (To)
Rattlin (Jack)
Raul
Ravana
Ravelin (The) or demi-lune
Raven
Ravenglass (Cumberland)
Ravenstone
Ravenswood (Allan, Lord of)
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Raw Lobster (A)
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Rayne (or Raine (Essex)
Razed Shoes
Razee (raz-za)
Razor
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