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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wolf-month or Wolf-monath.
 
The Saxon name for January, because “people are wont always in that month to be in more danger of being devoured by wolves than in any other.” (Verstegan.)   1
 


 Wolf Men.Wolf’s-bane. 

 
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