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Ame damnée (French)

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a scape-goat.

“He is the ame damnée of everyone about the court—the scapegoat, who is to carry away all their iniquities.”—Sir Walter Scott; Peveril of the Peak, chap. 48.

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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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