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 Grego’rian Tree.Grego’rian Year. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Grego’rian Water or Gringorian Water.
Holy water; so called because Gregory I. was a most strenuous recommender of it.   1
        “In, case they should happen to encounter with devils, by virtue of the Gringoriene water, they might make them disappear.”—Rabelais: Gargantua, book i. 43.

 Grego’rian Tree.Grego’rian Year. 

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