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Phocas, St

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198609810
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727047
Phocas, St

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a 4th-century

saint and martyr of Sinope on the Black Sea; a hermit, he was noted as a gardener, and

Reference Entry.  69 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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