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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stanhope Lens.
 
A cylindrical lens with spherical ends of different radii. The covering of the tube into which the lens is fitted is called the “cap.”   1
 


 Stanhope (A).Stank Hen (A). 

 
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