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 Recul’ver.Red 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Red.
 
The colour of magic.   1
        “Red is the colour of magic in every country, and has been so from the very earliest times. The caps of fairies and musicians are well-nigh always red.”—Yeates: Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, p. 61.
 


 Recul’ver.Red 

 
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