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Ghibelline

(g hard), or rather Waiblingen. The war-cry of Conrad's followers in the battle of Weinsberg (1140). Conrad, Duke of Suabia, was opposed to Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony, whose slogan was Guelph or Welfe, his family name.

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