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 Hair devoted to Proserpine.Hair of the Dog that Bit You (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hair of a Dissembling Colour.
 
Red hair is so-called, from the notion that Judas had red hair.   1
       
Rosalind. His very hair is of the dissembling colour [red].
Celia. Somewhat browner than Judas’s.”—Shakespeare: As You Like It, iii. 4.
 


 Hair devoted to Proserpine.Hair of the Dog that Bit You (A). 

 
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