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Brewer's: Sun Inn

In compliment to the illomened House of York. The Sun Inn, Westminster, is the badge of Richard II. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sun and MoonSun-burst A…

Brewer's: Sun and Moon

Falling By the old heralds the arms of royal houses were not emblazoned by colours, but by sun, moon, and stars. Thus, instead of or (gold), a royal coat has the sun; instead of argent (…

Brewer's: Sun in one's Eyes

(To have the). To be tipsy. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sun of RighteousnessSun and Moon A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V…

Brewer's: Sun of Righteousness

Jesus Christ. (Mal. iv. 3.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SundaySun in one's Eyes A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y…

Brewer's: Sun

Hebrew, Elohim (God); Greek, helios (the sun); Breton, heol; Latin, sol; German, sonne; Anglo-Saxon, sunne. As a deity, called Adonis by the Phoenicians, and Apollo by the Greeks and…

Brewer's: Sunday Saint

One who observes the ordinances of religion, and goes to church on a Sunday, but is worldly, grasping, indifferently honest, and not “too moral” the following six days. Source:…

Brewer's: Sunday

Important battles fought on Sunday. Barnet, Bull Run, Carberry Hill, Friedland, Fuentes d'Onoro, Jarnac, THE GLORIOUS FIRST OF JUNE (Lord Howe's great victory), Killiecrankie, Kunersdorf,…

Brewer's: Sundays

When three Sundays come together. (See Never.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SundewSunday Saint A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T…

Brewer's: Sundew

the Drosera, which is from the Greek drosos, dew. So called from the dew-like drops which rest on the hairy fringes of the leaves. By the lone fountain's secret bed, Where human footsteps…

Brewer's: Sunflower

(The). Clytie, a waternymph, was in love with Apollo, but meeting no return, she died and was changed into a sunflower, which still turns to the sun through its daily course. The sunflower…