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 Orin’da,Orkborne (Dr.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ori’on.
 
A giant hunter, noted for his beauty. He was blinded by Enop’ion, but Vulean sent Cedalion to be his guide, and his sight was restored by exposing his eyehalls to the sun. Being slain by Diana, he was made one of the constellations, and is supposed to be attended with stormy weather. “Assurgens fluctu nimbo’sus Orion.” (Virgil: Æneid, i. 539.)   1
       
“As beautiful as Orion.”
       
Homer: Iliad, xviii.
   Wife of Orion. Side.   2
   Dogs of Orion. Arctoph’onos and Ptoöph’agos.   3
 


 Orin’da,Orkborne (Dr.). 

 
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