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 Michaelmas Day,Michel or Cousin Michael. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Michal,
 
in the satire of Absalom and Achitophel, by Dryden and Tate, is meant for Queen Catherine, wife of Charles II. As Charles II. is called David in the satire, and Michal was David’s wife, the name is appropriate.   1
 


 Michaelmas Day,Michel or Cousin Michael. 

 
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