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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Adam’s Apple.
 
The protuberance in the fore-part of a man’s throat; so called from the superstition that a piece of the forbidden fruit which Adam ate stuck in his throat, and occasioned the swelling.   1
 


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