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 Mermaid’s Glove [Chalina oculata],Mer’op. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mermaids’ Purses.
 
The empty cases of fishes’ eggs, frequently cast up by the waves on the sea-beach.   1
 


 Mermaid’s Glove [Chalina oculata],Mer’op. 

 
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