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 Ox.Ox of the Deluge. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
A cloudy speck which indicates the approach of a storm. When Elijah heard that a speck no bigger than a “man’s hand” might be seen in the sky, he told Ahab that a torrent of rain would overtake him before he could reach home (1 Kings xvii. 44, 45). Thomson allude&smacr; to this storm signal in his Summer.   1

 Ox.Ox of the Deluge. 

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