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 Invei’gle (3 syl.).Inventors Punished 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Invention of the Cross [discovery of the cross].
 
A festival held on May 3rd, in commemoration of the “discovery of the cross” by the agents of St. Hel’ena, mother of Constantine the Emperor (316). (Latin, inven’io, to discover.)   1
 


 Invei’gle (3 syl.).Inventors Punished 

 
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