Cambuscan's mirror

Cambuscan’s mirror

warns of impending adversity; indicates another’s love. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “The Squire’s Tale”]
See: Mirror
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Cambuscan's mirror in Chaucer's The Squire's Tale shows coming adversity for king or kingdom as well as revealing friends and foes and the treachery of false lovers.