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 Hippoc’rates’ Sleeve.Hip’pogriff. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hip’pocrene (3 syl.).
 
The fountain of the Muses, produced by a stroke of the hoof of Peg’asos (Greek, hippos, horse; krn, fountain).   1
 


 Hippoc’rates’ Sleeve.Hip’pogriff. 

 
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