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Rayne

(or Raine (Essex). Go and say your prayers at Raine. The old church of Raine, built in the time of Henry II., famous for its altar to the Virgin, and much frequented at one time by pregnant women, who went to implore the Virgin to give them safe deliverance.

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