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 Ell (Anglo-Saxon eln, an ell).Ella, or Alla. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ell-wand (The King’s).
 
The group of stars called “Oron’s Belt.”
        “The King’s Ellwand, now foolishly termed the ‘Belt of Orion.’”—Hogg: Tales, etc.
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 Ell (Anglo-Saxon eln, an ell).Ella, or Alla. 

 
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