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Ruʹby

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The King of Ceylon has the finest ruby ever seen. “It is a span long, as thick as a man’s arm, and without a flaw.” Kublai-Khan offered the value of a city for it, but the king answered that he would not part with it if all the treasures of the world were laid at his feet. (Marco Polo.)

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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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Royston (Herts)
Rozinante
Ruach
Rub
Rubber of Whist (A)
Rubens Women
Rubi
Rubicon
Rubonax
Rubric
Ruby
Ruby (The)
Ruby (The Perfect)
Ruchiel
Rudder
Ruddock
Ruddy-mane [Bloody-hand]
Rudge (Barnaby)
Rudiger
Rudolphine Tables (The)
Rudolstadt (La Comtesse de)

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Ruby