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I am not such a heel-chafer as an old leather shoe in spring.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
A single eye in his head, as broad as an oxhide, as black as a chafer, with three pupils therein.
Wide as an oxhide was the single eye protruding from his forehead, with seven pupils therein, which were black as a chafer.
The chafer was associated with the sun in Egypt, the broken egg engaged the attention of the thinking in Tibet.Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes|Lina Eckenstein
A dark brown fly somewhat resembling the 'chafer replaced the stretcher.Fishing With The Fly|Charles F. Orvis and Others