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Chemos

or Chemosh [Keemosh]. War-god of the Moabites; god of lust.

Next, Chemos, the obscene dread of Moab's sons,
From Aroer to Nebo, and the wild
Of southmost Abarim.

Milton: Paradise Lost, book i, 406-8.

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