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 Hunt’ingdonHuon de Bordeaux 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Huntingdon Sturgeon (A).
 
An ass’s foal. Pepys, in his Diary, tells us that during a high flood between the meadows of Huntingdon and Godmanchester something was seen floating on the water, which the Huntingdonians insisted was a sturgeon, but, being rescued, it proved to be a young donkey.   1
 


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