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 Escula’pios (Latin, Esculapius).Escutcheon of Pretence (An). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Escu’rial.
 
The palace of the Spanish sovereigns, about fifteen miles northwest of Madrid. It is one of the most superb structures in Europe, but is built among rocks, as the name signifies.   1
 


 Escula’pios (Latin, Esculapius).Escutcheon of Pretence (An). 

 
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