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 Ross (Celtic).Ross’el. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rosse (2 syl.).
 
A famous sword which the dwarf Elberich gave to Otwit, King of Lombardy. It struck so fine a cut that it left no “gap.” It shone like glass, and was adorned with gold. (See SWORD and BALMUNG.)   1
       
“This sword to thee I give: it is all bright of hue;
Whatever it may cleave, no gap will there ensue,
From Al’mari I brought it, and Rossë is its name;
Wherever swords are drawn, ‘twill put them all to shame.”
       
The Heldenbuch.
 


 Ross (Celtic).Ross’el. 

 
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