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Brewer's: Flaming Swords

Swords with a wavy or flamboyant edge, generally used for state purposes. The Dukes of Burgundy carried swords of this sort, and they were worn in our country till the accession of William …

Brewer's: Flaming

Superb, captivating, attractive. The French flambant. This word was originally applied to those persons who dressed themselves in rich dresses “flaming” with gold and silver thr…

Flame and Shadow

Sara TeasdaleDedicationTo E."Recois la flamme ou l'ombre De tous mes jours."ContentsPart IBlue SquillsStars"What Do I Care?"MeadowlarksDriftwood"I Have Loved Hours at Sea"August MoonriseMemoriesPla…

Calgary Flames

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Calgary Flames

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Brewer's: Flame

A sweetheart. “An old flame,” a quondam sweetheart. In Latin, flamma is used for love, and so is feu in French. Ardeo, to burn like fire, is also applied to the passion of love;…

Brewer's: Sword

(phrases and proverbs). At swords' point. In deadly hostility, ready to fight each other with swords. Poke not fire with a sword. This was a precept of Pythagoras, meaning add not fuel to …

Brewer's: Sword Excalibar

(The). At the death of Uter Pendragon there were many claimants to the crown; they were all ordered to assemble in “the great church of London,” on Christmas Eve, and found a sw…

Brewer's: Swords Prohibited

Gaming ran high at Bath, and frequently led to disputes and resort to the sword, then generally carried by well-dressed men. Swords were therefore prohibited by Nash in the public rooms; st…

Brewer's: Sword of God

(The). Khaled Ibn al Waled was so called for his prowess at the battle of Muta. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sword of RomeSword Excalibar A B C D E F …