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 Androcles and the Lion.Androm’eda. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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An automaton figure of a human being (Greek, andros-eidos, a man’s likeness). One of the most famous of these machines is that by M. Vaucanson, called the flute-player. The chess-player by Kempelen is also celebrated. (See AUTOMATON.)   1
 


 Androcles and the Lion.Androm’eda. 

 
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