Osmand

A necromancer who by his enchantments raised up an army to resist the Christians. Six of the Champions of Christendom were enchanted by Osmand, but St. George restored them. Osmand tore off his hair in which lay his spirit of enchantment, bit his tongue in two, disembowelled himself, cut off his arms, and then died. (The Soven Champions of Christendom, i. 19.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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