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 Furca.Furies (The Three). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Furcam et Flagellum (gallows and whip).
 
The meanest of all servile tenures, the bondman being at the lord’s mercy, both life and limb. (See FORKS.)   1
 


 Furca.Furies (The Three). 

 
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