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haye


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haye  \Ha"ye\,  n.  [Ar.  hayya  snake.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  Egyptian  asp  or  cobra  ({Naja  haje}.)  It  is  related  to  the 
  cobra  of  India,  and  like  the  latter  has  the  power  of 
  inflating  its  neck  into  a  hood.  Its  bite  is  very  venomous.  It 
  is  supposed  to  be  the  snake  by  means  of  whose  bite  Cleopatra 
  committed  suicide,  and  hence  is  sometimes  called  {Cleopatra's 
  snake}  or  {asp}.  See  {Asp}.