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 Girdle (Florimel’s).Girdle of Venus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Girdle (St. Colman’s)
 
would meet only round the chaste.   1
        “In Ireland it yet remains to be proved whether St. Colman’s girdle has not lost its virtue” [the reference is to Charles S. Parnell].—Nineteenth Century, Feb., 1891, p. 206.
 


 Girdle (Florimel’s).Girdle of Venus. 

 
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