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 Simnel Cakes.Simon Magus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Simon (St.)
 
is represented with a saw in his hand, in allusion to the instrument of his martyrdom. He sometimes bears fish in the other hand, in allusion to his occupation as a fishmonger.   1
 


 Simnel Cakes.Simon Magus. 

 
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