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 Diotrephes.Diph’thera. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dip (A).
 
A tallow-chandler, one who makes or sells candles or “dips.” These candles are made by dipping into melted tallow the cotton which forms the wick. (Anglo-Saxon dippan, to dip.)   1
 


 Diotrephes.Diph’thera. 

 
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