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 Pindo’rus (in Jerusalem Delivered).Pink (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pine-bender (The).
 
Sinis, the Corinthian robber; so called because he used to fasten his victims to two pine-trees bent towards the earth, and then leave them to be rent asunder by the rebound.   1
 


 Pindo’rus (in Jerusalem Delivered).Pink (A). 

 
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