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 Mermaids.Mermaids’ Purses. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mermaid’s Glove [Chalina oculata],
 
the largest of British sponges, so called because its branches resemble fingers.   1
 


 Mermaids.Mermaids’ Purses. 

 
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