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 He lios.Hel’iotrope (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Heliostat.
 
An instrument by which the rays of the sun can be flashed to great distances. Used in signalling.   1
 


 He lios.Hel’iotrope (4 syl.). 

 
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