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A-per-se

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An A l; a person of thing of unusual merit. “A” all alone, with no one who can follow, nemo proximus aut secundus.

Chaucer calls Cresseide “the floure and A-per-se of Troi and Greek.”

London, thou art of townës A-per-se.”—Lansdowne MSS.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Antrustions
Ants
Anubis
Anvil
Any-how
Aõnian
A ontrance. (French.)
Ape
Apellēs
Apemantus
A-per-se
Apex
Aphrodite
Apioius
A-pigga-back
Apis
Aplomb
Apocalyptic Number
Apocrypha
Apollinarians
Apollo