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 Turk.Turkey. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Turk-Gregory.
 
Gregory VII., called Hildebrand, a furious Churchman, who surmounted every obstacle to deprive the emperor of his right of investiture of bishops. He was exceedingly disliked by the early reformers.   1
        “Turk Gregory never did such deeds in arms as I have done this day.”—1 Henry IV., v. 3.
 


 Turk.Turkey. 

 
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