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Kesora

The female idol adored in the temple of Juggernaut. Its head and body are of sandalwood; its eyes two diamonds, and a third diamond is suspended round its neck; its hands are made entirely of small pearls, called perles á l'once; its bracelets are of pearls and rubies, and its robe is cloth of gold.

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