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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Humber.
 
Chief of the Huns, defeated by Locrin, King of England, and drowned in the river Abus, ever since called the Humber. (Geoffrey of Monmouth: Chronicles.)   1
       
“Their chieftain Humber namëd was aright
Unto the mighty streame him to betake,
Where he an end of battall and of life did make.”
       
Spenser: Faërie Queene, ii. 10.
 


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