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Tyre

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in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, means Holland; Egypt means France.

“I mourn, my countrymen, your lost estate …

Now all your liberties a spoil are made.

Egypt and Tyrus intercept your trade.”


Part i. 700–707.

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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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TYear—i.e
Tyke
Tyler Insurrection
Tylwyth Teg [the Fair Family]
Type
Typhœus
Typhon
Typhoon
Tyr
Tyrant
Tyre
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