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 Campbellite (3 syl.).Campeador (cam-pa’-dor). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Campceiling.
 
A ceiling sloping on one side from the vertical wall towards a plane surface in the middle. A corruption of cam (twisted or bent) ceiling. (Halliwell gives cam, “awry.”)   1
 


 Campbellite (3 syl.).Campeador (cam-pa’-dor). 

 
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