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 Dead Sea.Dead Set. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dead-Sea Fruit.
 
Fair to the eye, but nauseous to the taste; full of promise, but without reality. (See APPLES OF SODOM.)   1
 


 Dead Sea.Dead Set. 

 
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