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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Saffron.
 
He hath slept in a bed of saffron. In Latin dormvit in sacco croci, meaning he has a very light heart, in reference to the exhilarating effects of saffron,   1
       
“With genial joy to warm his soul,
Helen mixed saffron in the bowl.”
 


 Safety Matches.Saffron Veil. 

 
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