phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Browse phrases beginning with:
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T UV W XYZ Full List

Seventh son of a seventh son

Posted by David FG on January 21, 2005

In Reply to: Seventh son of a seventh son posted by Jean on January 21, 2005

: This just might be Biblical, but I cannot find it. Help appreciated.

Don't know the origin, but the seventh son of a seventh son is traditionally (at least in the UK) supposed to have special powers - of the psychic, mediumistic and healing sort.

DFG