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 Carbuncle of Ward Hill (The).Car’cass. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Car’canet.
 
A small chain of jewels for the neck. (French, carcan, an iron collar.)   1
       
“Like captain jewels in a carcanet.”
       
Shakespeare: Sonnets.
 


 Carbuncle of Ward Hill (The).Car’cass. 

 
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