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 Cath’ari.Catharine (Knights of St), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cath’arine.
 
To brand St. Catharine’s tresses. To live a virgin.   1
        “Thou art too fair to be left to braid St. Catharine’s tresses” Longfellow Evangeline.
 


 Cath’ari.Catharine (Knights of St), 

 
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