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 Umbra.Umbrella. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Umbrage.
 
To take umbrage. To take offence. Umbrage means shade (Latin, umbra), a gloomy view.   1
 


 Umbra.Umbrella. 

 
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