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 Grego’rian Telescope.Grego’rian Water or Gringorian Water. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Grego’rian Tree.
The gallows; so named from three successive hangmen—Gregory, sen., Gregory, jun., and Gregory Brandon. Sir William Segar, Garter Knight of Arms, granted a coat of arms to Gregory Brandon. (See HANGMEN.)   1
“This trembles under the black rod, and he
Doth fear his fate from the Gregorian tree.”
Mercutius Pragmaticus (1641).

 Grego’rian Telescope.Grego’rian Water or Gringorian Water. 


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