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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Adrian (St.),
 
represented, in Christian art, with an anvil, and a sword or axe close by it. He had his limbs cut off on a smith’s anvil, and was afterwards beheaded. St. Adrian is the patron saint of the Flemish brewers.   1
 


 Adrastus.Adriel, 

 
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