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 Ravenglass (Cumberland).Ra’venswood (Allan, Lord of). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ra’venstone.
 
The stone gibbet of Germany; so called from the ravens which are wont to perch on it. (German rabenstein.)   1
       
“Do you think
I’ll honour you so much as save your throat
From the Ravenstone, by choking you myself?”
       
Byron: Werner, ii. 2.
 


 Ravenglass (Cumberland).Ra’venswood (Allan, Lord of). 

 
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