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Abus

The river Humber.

For by the river that whylome was hight
The ancien Abus ... [was from]
Their chieftain, Humber, named aright.

And Drayton, in his Polyolbion, 28, says:

For my princely name.
From Humber, king of Huns, as anciently it came.

See Geoffrey's Chronicles, Bk. ii. 2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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