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 Carnival.Carouse (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Carot’id Artery.
 
An artery on each side of the neck, supposed by the ancients to be the seat of drowsiness, brought on by an increased flow of blood through it to the head. (Greek, carticos, inducing sleep.)   1
 


 Carnival.Carouse (2 syl.). 

 
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