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Alifanʹfaron

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the giant. Don Quixote attacked a flock of sheep, which he declared to be the army of the giant Alifanfaron. Similarly Ajax, in a fit of madness, fell upon a flock of sheep, which he mistook for Grecian princes.

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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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Alias
Alibi (elsewhere)
Alibi Clock (An)
Aliboron
Alice
Alice Brand
Alichino (wing-drooped)
Alick and Sandie
Alicon
Alien Priory (An)
Alifanfaron
Al ilat
Aliprando (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Al iris
Al Kader (the Divine decree)
Alkahest
Al Rakim (pronounce Rah-keem)
Al-Sirat (Arabian, the path)
All
All and Some
All and Sundry

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