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Achor

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A'CHOR, n. Gr., sordes capitis.

1. The scald head, a disease forming scaly eruptions, supposed to be a critical evacuation of acrimonious humors a species of herpes.
2. In mythology, the God of flies, said to have been worshipped by the Cyreneans, to avoid being vexed by those insects.

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