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 Colly my Cow.Collywobbles. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Collyrid’ians.
 
A sect of Arabian Christians, chiefly women, which first appeared in 373. They worshipped the Virgin Mary, and made offerings to her in a twisted cake, called a collyris. (Greek, kollura, a little cake.)   1
 


 Colly my Cow.Collywobbles. 

 
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