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 Imbro’glio (Italian).Im’molate (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Immac’ulate Conception.
 
The dogma that the Virgin Mary was conceived without Original sin. This dogma was first broached by St. Bernard, and was stoutly maintained by Duns Scotus and his disciples, but was not received by the Roman Catholic Church as an article of faith till 1854.   1
 


 Imbro’glio (Italian).Im’molate (3 syl.). 

 
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