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 Venice of the West.Ven’om. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ven’ison.
 
Anything taken in hunting or by the chase. Hence Jacob bids Esan to go and get venison such as he loved (Gen. xxvii. 3), meaning the wild kid. The word is simply the Latin vena’tio (hunting), but is now restricted to the flesh of deer.   1
 


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