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 Vin’dicate (3 syl.),Vinegar (Hannibal’s.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Vi’ne (1 syl.).
 
The Rabbins say that the flend buried a lion, a lamb, and a hog at the foot of the first vine planted by Noah; and that hence men receive from wine ferocity, mildness, or wallowing in the mire. (See MIDRASH.)   1
 


 Vin’dicate (3 syl.),Vinegar (Hannibal’s.). 

 
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