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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Comes (2 syl.).
 
A Latin military title, now called count on the continent of Europe, but earl in England from the Saxon earldorman (alderman), Danish eorle. The wife of an earl is called countess.   1
 


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