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1) fleur-de-lis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. fleurs-de-lis or fleurs-de-lys (flurd-lz, flr-)1. An iris, especially a white-flowered form of Iris germanica. 2. Heraldry A device consisting...

2) Li'lis or Li'lith (Rabbinical mythology). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Talmudists say that Adam had a wife before Eve, whose name was Lilis. Refusing to submit to Adam, she left Paradise for a region of the air. She still haunts...

3) Lisbo'a or Lis'boa. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Lisbon (q.v.) 1 "What beauties doth Lisbo a first unfold."Byron: Childe Harold, l. 16."And thou, famed Lis boa, whose embattled wall Rose by the hand that wrought...

4) Phyl'lis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A country girl. (Virgil: Eclogues, iii. and v.) 1 "Country messes, Which the neat-handed Phyllis dresses."Milton: L Allegro....

5) Crux Pectora'lis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...ante pectus portare suspensum ad collum, hoc est quod vocant encolpium [or crux Pector lis]."See Ducange, vol. iii. p. 302, col. 2, article ENCOLPIUM....

6) Eb'lis or Ibleis.. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...el or Hha ris. When Adam was created, God commanded all the angels to worship him; but Eblis replied, "Me thou hast created of smokeless fire, and shall I reverence...

7) Amaryl'lis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The name is borrowed from the pastorals of Theoc ritos and Virgil. 1 "To sport with Amaryllis in the shade."Milton: Lycidas, 08....

8) Auro'ra Septentriona'lis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Same as Aurora Austr lis (q.v.). 1...

9) Auro'ra Austra'lis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Southern lights, a similar phenomenon to the "Aurora Borealis." 1...

10) Auro'ra Borea'lis (Latin). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The electrical lights occasionally seen in the northern part of the sky; also called "Northern Lights," and "Merry Dancers." (See DERWENTWATER.) 1...

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