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 Alexan’drines (4 syl.).Alexis (St.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alexandrite (4 syl.).
 
A variety of chrysobery found in the mica-slate of the Urals. So named from Czar Alexander II. (1818, 1855–1881), because it shows the Russian colours, green and red.   1
 


 Alexan’drines (4 syl.).Alexis (St.). 

 
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