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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tenth Wave.
 
It is said that every tenth wave is the biggest. (See WAVE.)   1
        “At length, tumbling from the Gallic coast, the victorious tenth wave shall ride, like the boar, over all the rest.”—Burke.
 


 Tenth Legion (The),Tercel. 

 
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