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 Elissa.Elivâ’ger (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elis’sa (deficiency or parsimony; Greek, ellipsis).
 
Step-sister of Medi’na and Peris’sa, but they could never agree upon any subject. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book ii.)   1
 


 Elissa.Elivâ’ger (4 syl.). 

 
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