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 White Horses.White Ladies [Les Dames Blanches]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
White House.
 
The presidential mansion in the United States. It is a building of freestone, painted white, at Washington. Figuratively, it means the Presidency; as, “He has his eye on the White House.” (See WHITEHALL.)   1
 


 White Horses.White Ladies [Les Dames Blanches]. 

 
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