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 Hil’ary Term,Hil’debrod (Duke). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hil’debrand (Meister).
 
The Nestor of German romance. Like Maugis among the heroes of Charlemagne, he was a magician as well as champion.   1
   Hildebrand. Pope Gregory VII. (1013, 1073–1085).   2
   A Hildebrand. One resembling Pope Gregory VII., noted for subjugating the power of the German emperors; and specially detested by the early reformers for his ultra-pontifical views.   3
 


 Hil’ary Term,Hil’debrod (Duke). 

 
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