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 Gout,Goven. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Goutte de Sang.
 
The Adonis flower or pheasant’s eye, said to be stained by the blood of Adonis, who was gored by a boar.   1
       
“O fleur, si chère à Cytheree
Ta corolle fut, en naissant,
Du sang d’Adonis colorée.”
 


 Gout,Goven. 

 
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