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three-nook'd [cf. NOOK-SHOTTEN]: three-cornered Ant. IV. vi. 6 “the world” *, variously explained as =(a) divided among the triumvirs, cf. Cæs. IV. i. 14 “The threefold world divided,” (b) consisting of Europe, Asia, and Africa, (c) divided into three parts as between Shem, Ham, and Japheth; cf. John V. vii. 116 “the three corners of the world.”
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