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 Fir-coneFire. (Anglo-Saxon, fyr; Greek, pur.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fir-tree (The).
 
Atys was metamorphosed into a fir-tree by Cybel, as he was about to lay violent hands on himself. (Ovid Metamorphoses, x. fable 2.)   1
 


 Fir-coneFire. (Anglo-Saxon, fyr; Greek, pur.) 

 
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