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 Marian’a.Marina. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Marigold.
 
So called in honour of the Virgin Mary, and hence the introduction of marigold windows in lady chapels. (See MARYGOLD.)   1
       
“This riddle, Cuddy, if thou canst, explain . .
What flower is that which bears the Virgin’s name
The richest metal added to the same?”
       
Gay: Pastoral.
 


 Marian’a.Marina. 

 
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