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 Edo’be (2 syl.).Ed’widge. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Edward.
 
Edward the Confessor’s sword. Curta’na (the cutter), a blunt sword of state, emblematical of mercy.   1
   The Chevalier Prince Charles Edward. The Young Pretender. Introduced by Sir Walter Scott in Redgauntlet, first as “Father Buonaventura,” and afterwards as Pretender to the Crown. Again in Waverley.   2
 


 Edo’be (2 syl.).Ed’widge. 

 
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