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 Robinsonians.Roch (St.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roc.
 
A fabulous white bird of enormous size, and such strength that it can “truss elephants in its talons,” and carry them to its mountain nest, where it devours them. (Arabian Nights; The Third Calender, and Sinbad the Sailor.)   1
 


 Robinsonians.Roch (St.). 

 
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