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Stable Keys

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as those of cow-houses, have frequently a perforated flint or horn appended to them. This is a charm to guard the creatures from nightmare. The flint is to propitiate the gnomes, and the horn to obtain the good graces of Pan, the protector of cattle.

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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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Squalls
Square
Square the Circle
Squash
Squib (A)
Squint-eyed [Guercino]
Squintifego
Squire of Dames
Stabat Mater
Stable-door
Stable Keys
Staff
Staff of Life (The)
Stafford
Stafford Law
Stag
Stags
Stagirite or Stagyrite
Stain
Stalking-horse
Stammerer (The)