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 Child of God (A),Childe, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Child of the Cord.
 
So the defendant was called by the judges of the vehmgericht in Westphalia, because everyone condemned by the tribunal was hanged to the branch of a tree.   1
 


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