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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alfonsin.
 
An instrument for extracting balls. So called from Alfonse Ferri, a surgeon of Naples, who invented it. (1552.)   1
 


 Alf’heim (home of the good genii).Alfonsine Tables. 

 
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