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 Em’eralds.Emergency Man (An). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Emer’gency.
 
A sudden emergency is something which starts suddenly into view, or which rises suddenly out of the current of events. (Latin, e-mergo, to rise out of “the water.”)   1
 


 Em’eralds.Emergency Man (An). 

 
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