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 I’dleness.Idom’eneus (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Idol Shepherd (The),
 
Zech. ii. 17. “Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth his flock.” Idol shepherd means self seeking, counterfeit, pseudo; the shepherd that sets up himself to be worshipped by his people instead of God.   1
 


 I’dleness.Idom’eneus (4 syl.). 

 
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