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Tartar

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the deposit of wine, means “infernal stuff,” being derived from the word Tarʹtaros (q.v.). Paracelsus says, “It is so called because it produces oil, water, tincture, and salt, which burn the patient as the fires of Tartarus burn.”

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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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Tarantula
Tarentella or Tarantella
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