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 Orpheus (2 syl.).Orrery. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Orpheus of Highwaymen.
 
So Gay has been called on account of his Beggar’s Opera. (1688–1732.)   1
 


 Orpheus (2 syl.).Orrery. 

 
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