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The great fire festival of the Persians, when they used to set fire to large bunches of dry combustibles, fastened round wild beasts and birds, which, being then let loose, the air and earth appeared one great illumination. The terrified creatures naturally fled to the woods for shelter, and it is easy to conceive the conflagration they produced. (Richardson: Dissertation.)

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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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Shark
Sharp (Becky)
Sharp
Sharp-beak
Sharp-set
Shave
Shaveling
Shaving
She Stoops to Conquer
Shear Steel
Sheb-seze
Sheba (Queen of)
Shebeen
Sheep
Sheet Anchor
Sheik (Arabic, elder)
Shekinah (shachan, to reside)
Sheldonian Theatre
Shelf
Shell (A)
Shell Jacket (A)