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 Elephant and Castle.Elephan’tine (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elephan’ta,
 
in Bombay, is so called from a stone elephant, which carried a tiger on its back, and formerly stood near the landing-place on the south side of the island. It has now nearly disappeared. The natives call it Gahrapooree (cave town), from its cave, 130 feet long. (Chow-chow.)   1
 


 Elephant and Castle.Elephan’tine (4 syl.). 

 
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