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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Holy of Holies (The).
The innermost apartment of the Jewish temple, in which the ark of the covenant was kept, and into which only the High Priest was allowed to enter, and that but once a year—the day of atonement.   1

 Holy Maid of Kent (The).Holy Water Sprinkler. 


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