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Rivals

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“Persons dwelling on opposite sides of a river.” Forsyth derives these words from the Latin rivaʹlis, a riverman. Cælius says there was no more fruitful source of contention than river-right, both with beasts and men, not only for the benefit of its waters, but also because rivers are natural boundaries. Hence Ariosto compares Orlando and Agʹrican to “two hinds quarrelling for the river-right” (xxiii. 83).

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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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Riot
Rip (A)
Rip
Rip Van Winkle
Ripaille
Riphean or Rhiphæan Rocks
Ripon
Riquet with a Tuft
Rise
Rising in the Air
Rivals
River Demon or River Horse
River of Paradise
River Flowing from the Ocean Inland
Rivers
Roach
Road
Road or Roadstead
Road-agent
Roads
Roan