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 Yellowhammer (The).Yeoman (A) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ye’men.
 
Arabia Felix. Felix is a mistranslation by Ptolemy of Yemen, which means to the “right”—i.e. of Mecca. (See STONY ARABIA.)   1
       
“Beautiful are the maids that glide
On summer-eves through Yemen’s dales.”
       
Thomas Moore: Fire-Worshippers.
 


 Yellowhammer (The).Yeoman (A) 

 
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