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Golden Cave

Contained a cistern guarded by two giants and two centaurs; the waters of the cistern were good for quenching the fire of the cave; and when this fire was quenched the inhabitants of Scobellum would return to their native forms. (The Seven Champions, iii. 10.)

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