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 Nehushtan (2 Kings xviii. 4).Neken. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Neiges d’Antan (The).
 
A thing of the past. Literally, “last year’s snows.”   1
       
“Where are the snows of yester-year?”
       
Rossetti.
        “The whole has melted away like the neiges d’antan.”—Nineteenth Century, June, 1891, p. 893.
 


 Nehushtan (2 Kings xviii. 4).Neken. 

 
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