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 Ar’abic Figures.Arachn’s Labours. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ar’abs.
 
Street Arabs. The houseless poor; street children. So called because, like the Arabs, they are nomads or wanderers with no settled home.   1
 


 Ar’abic Figures.Arachn’s Labours. 

 
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