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 Exaltation of the Cross.Examiners (Public). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Examination.
 
Examen is Latin for the needle indicator of a balance. To examine is to watch the indicator, so as to adjust the balance.   1
 


 Exaltation of the Cross.Examiners (Public). 

 
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