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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Orc (in Orlando Furioso).
 
A seamonster that devoured men and women. He haunted the seas near Ireland. Orlando threw an anchor into his open jaws, and then dragged the monster to the Irish coast, where he died.   1
 


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