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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the group of shooting stars which come into the air in certain years on or about the 19th of April; -- so called because the apparent path among the stars if traced backwards crosses the constellation Lyra.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lyraid, and now the more usual form of the name.


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