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 Suttee (Indian).Swaddler. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sval’in.
 
The dashboard placed by the gods before the sun-car to prevent the earth from being burnt up. The word means “cooling.” (Scandinavian mythology.)   1
 


 Suttee (Indian).Swaddler. 

 
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