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 Chriem-hil’da or Chriem-hild.Chrisom or Chrism 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chriss-cross Row (row to rhyme with low).
 
The alphabet in a hornbook, which had a cross at the beginning and end.   1
       
“Philosophy is all the go,
And science quite the fashion;
Our grandams learnt the Chriss-cross Row,
L—d, how their daughters dash on.”
       
Anon. in the Eaglet.
 


 Chriem-hil’da or Chriem-hild.Chrisom or Chrism 

 
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