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Brewer's: Femynye

(3 syl.). A medival name for the kingdom of the Amazons. Gower terms Penthesile'a ?queen of Feminee.?

?He [Thessus] conquered al the regne of Femynye.?

Chaucer: Canterbury Tales. 868.

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