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Sultaʹna

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A beautiful bird, allied to the moorhen, with blue feathers, showing beautiful metallic gloss, generally with red beak and legs.

“Some purple-winged sultana.”


Moore: Paradise and the Peri.

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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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Sugared Words
Sui Generis (Latin)
Sui Juris
Suicides
Suisse
Suit
Suit of Dittos (A)
Sullt [starvation]
Sultan of Persia
Sultan’s Horse, Deadly (The)
Sultana
Summa Diligentia
Summer
Summer King (The)
Summons
Summum Bonum
Sumpter Horse or Mule
Sumptuary Laws
Sun
Sun (The)
Sun-burst