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Veronʹica

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It is said that a maiden handed her handkerchief to our Lord on His way to Calvary. He wiped the sweat from His brow, returned the handkerchief to the owner, and went on. The handkerchief was found to bear a perfect likeness of the Saviour, and was called Vera-Iconʹica (true likeness), and the maiden was ever after called St. Veronica. One of these handkerchiefs is preserved at St. Peter’s church in Rome, and another in Milan cathedral.

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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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Venus of Milo or Melos
Venusberg
Vera Causa
Verbatim et Literatim
Verbum Sap. [A word to the wise.]
Verbum Sat. [A word is enough.]
Vere Adeptus
Verger
Vernon
Veronese
Veronica
Versailles of Poland
Versaillese (The)
Versi Berneschi
Vert [green]
Vertumnus
Verulam Buildings (London)
Vervain
Vesica Piscis (Latin, fish-bladder)
Vesper Hour
Vesta