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St. Michael’s Chair


The projecting stone lantern of a tower erected on St. Michael’s Mount, Cornwall. It is said that the rock received its name from a religious house built to commemorate the apparition of St. Michael on one of its craggy heights. (See Michael.)

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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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St. Elmo
St. Francis
St. George’s Cross
St. John Long
St. John’s Eve, St. Mark’s Eve, and Allhallow Even
St. Johnstone’s Tippet
St. Leger Sweepstakes
St. Leon
St. Lundi (La)
St. Michael’s Chair
St. Monday
St. Simonism
St. Stephen’s
St. Stephen’s Loaves
St. Thomas’s Castle
St. Wilfrid’s Needle
Sakhrat [Sak-rah]