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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
December. (Latin, the tenth month.)
 
So it was when the year began in March with the vernal equinox; but since January and February have been inserted before it, the term is quite incorrect.   1
 


 Decaniller.Deception. 

 
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