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 Mambri’no’s HelmetMamelukes (2 syl.) or Mamalukes (Arabic, mamluc, a slave). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mam’elon (2 syl., French).
 
A mound in the shape of a woman’s breast. These artificial mounds were common in the siege of Sebastopol. (Latin, mamma, a breast.)   1
 


 Mambri’no’s HelmetMamelukes (2 syl.) or Mamalukes (Arabic, mamluc, a slave). 

 
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