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Wellington

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Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, called “The Iron Duke,” from his iron constitution and iron will. (1769–1852.)

Wellington’s horse, Copenhagen. (Died at the age of twenty-seven.) (See Horse.)

Le Wellington des Joueurs. Lord Rivers was so called in Paris.

“Le Wellington des Joueurs lost £23,000 at a sitting, beginning at twelve at night, and ending at seven the following morning.”—Edinburgh Review, July, 1844.

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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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Well Begun is Half Done
Well-beloved
Well-founded Doctor
Well of English Undefiled
Well of St. Keyne [Cornwall]
Well of Samaria
Well of Wisdom
Wells (Somersetshire)
Weller (Sam)
Wellington
Welsh Ambassador (The)
Welsh Main
Welsh Mortgage (A)
Welsh Rabbit
Welsher
Wench (A)
Werner
Werther
Werwolf (French, loup-garou)
Wesleyan

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