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 Bidpai.Bif’rost, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Biforked Letter of the Greeks.
 
The capital U, made thus Y, which resembles a bird flying.   1
       
“[The birds] flying, write upon the sky
“The biforked letter of the Greeks.”
       
Longfellow: The Wayside Inn, prelude.
 


 Bidpai.Bif’rost, 

 
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