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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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in Spanish, has sometimes a mark over it, thus—ñ. This mark is called a tilde, and alters the sense and pronunciation of a word. Thus, “pena” means punishment, but “peña,” a rock. (See MARKS IN GRAMMAR.)   1
 


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