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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sirius.
 
The Dog-star; so called by the Greeks from the adjective seirios, hot and scorching. The Romans called it canic’ula; and the Egyptians, sothis.   1
 


 Si’ren.Sirloin of Beef. 

 
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