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 Cul’minate (3 syl.).Cul’ver. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Culross Girdles.
 
The thin plate of iron used in Scotland for the manufacture of oaten cakes is called a “girdle,” for which Culross was long celebrated.   1
        “Locks and bars, plough-graith and harrow-teeth ! and why not grates and fireprongs, and Culross girdles?”—Scott: Fair Maid of Perth, chap. ii.
 


 Cul’minate (3 syl.).Cul’ver. 

 
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