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 Culross Girdles.Cul’verin 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cul’ver.
 
Pigeon. (Old English, colver; Latin, columba; hence culver-house, a dove-cote.)   1
       
“On liquid wing,
       
The sounding culver shoots.”
       
Thomson: Spring 452.
 


 Culross Girdles.Cul’verin 

 
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