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Never wear the image of Deity in a ring. So Pythagoras taught his disciples, and Moses directed that the Jews should make no image of God. Both meant to teach their disciples that God is incorporeal, and not to be likened to any created form. (See Iamblichus: Protreptics, symbol xxiv.)

Never wear a brown hat in Friesland. (See Hat.)

To wear the wooden sword. (See Wooden.)

To wear the willow. (See Willow.)

To wear one’s heart upon one’s sleeve. (See under Heart.)

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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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Wayland Smith’s Cave
Wayland Wood (near Watton, Norfolk)
Wayleaves
Wayzgoose
We
We Three
We Left Our Country for Our Country’s Good
Weak as Water
Weak-kneed Christian or Politician (A)
Weapon Salve
Wear
Weasel
Weather Breeder (A)
Weather-cock
Weather-eye
Weather-gage
Weather-glass (The Peasant’s)
Web of Life
Wed
Wedding Anniversaries
Wedding Finger