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 Innocent (An).Innuen’do. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Innocents.
 
Feast of the Holy Innocents. The 28th December, to commemorate Herod’s butchery of the children of Bethlehem under two years old, with the design of cutting off the infant Jesus (Matt. ii. 16.)   1
 


 Innocent (An).Innuen’do. 

 
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