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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Spartan Dog.
 
A blood-hound; a blood-thirsty man.   1
       
“O Spartan dog,
More fell than anguish, hunger, or the sea.”
       
Shakespeare: Othelto, v. ii.
 


 Sparkling Heat.Spasmod’ic School. 

 
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