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Vulcan’s Badge

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That of cuckoldom. Venus was Vulcan’s wife, but her armour with Mars gave Vulcan the badge referred to.

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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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Vogue
Vogue la Galère
Vole
Voltaic Battery
Voltaire
Volume
Vox et Præterea Nihil
Vox Populi Vox Dei
Vulcan
Vulcan’s Badge
Vulcanised Indiarubber
Vulcanist
Vulgar Errors
VXL
Wabun