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 Andirons or Hand-irons,Andrew, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
And’rea Ferra’ra.
 
A sword. So called from a famous sword-maker of the name. (Sixteenth century.)   1
        “We’ll put in bail, my boy; old Andrea Ferrara shall lodge his security.”—Scott: Waverley, ch. 50.
 


 Andirons or Hand-irons,Andrew, 

 
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