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 Sable black.Sabra. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Sablonnière (La).
The sand-pits. So the Tuileries were called to the fourteenth century. Towards the end of that century tiles were made there, but the sand-pits were first called the Tile-works or Tuileries in 1416. At the beginning of the sixteenth century. Nicolas de Neuville built a house in the vicinity, which he called the “Hôtel des Tuileries.” This property was purchased in 1518 by François I. for his mother.   1

 Sable black.Sabra. 


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