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 Ale-wife.Alectorian Stone (An). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alec’to.
 
One of the Furies, whose head was covered with snakes.   1
       
“Then like Alecto, terrible to view,
Or like Medusa, the Circassian grew.”
       
Hoole: Jerusalem Delivered, b. vi.
 


 Ale-wife.Alectorian Stone (An). 

 
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