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 Neptune’s Horse.Ne’reids (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Neptu’nian or Nep’tunist.
 
One who follows the opinion of Werner, in the belief that all the great rocks of the earth were once held in solution in water, and have been deposited as sediment. The Vulcanists or Plutonians ascribe them to the agency of fire.   1
 


 Neptune’s Horse.Ne’reids (2 syl.). 

 
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