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O'riande

[O'-re-ond ]. A fay who lived at Rosefleur, and brought up Maugis d'Aygremont (q.v.). When her protégé grew up she loved him “dun si grand amour, qu'elle doute fort qu'il ne se départe d'avecques elle.”

(Romance de Maugis d'Aygremont et de Vivian son Frérs.)

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