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 Strain (1 syl.).Strand (London). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stral’enheim (Count of).
 
A feudal baron who hunted Werner like a partridge in order to obtain his inheritance. Ulric, Werner’s son, saved him from the Oder, but subsequently murdered him. (Byron: Werner.)   1
 


 Strain (1 syl.).Strand (London). 

 
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