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 Accidente! (4 syl.)Ac’cius Na’vius. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ac’cidents,
 
in theology. After consecration, say the Catholics, the substance of the bread and wine is changed into that of the body and blood of Christ, but their accidents (flavour, appearance, and so on) remain the same as before.   1
 


 Accidente! (4 syl.)Ac’cius Na’vius. 

 
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