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 Golden Thigh.Golden Town (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Golden Tooth.
 
A Silesian child, in 1593, we are told, in his second set of teeth, cut “one great tooth of pure gold;” but Libavius, chemist of Coburg, recommended that the tooth should be seen by a goldsmith; and the goldsmith pronounced it to be “an ordinary tooth cleverly covered with gold leaf.”   1
 


 Golden Thigh.Golden Town (The). 

 
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