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 Caneph’oræ (in architecture).Canic’ular Period. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cancicular Days.
 
The dog-days, corresponding with the overflow of the Nile. From the middle of July to the beginning of the second week in September. (Latin, canicla, diminutive of canis, a dog.)   1
 


 Caneph’oræ (in architecture).Canic’ular Period. 

 
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