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Aqʹuilant (in Orlando Furioso)


A knight in Charlemagne’s army, son of Oliveʹro and Sigismunda. He was called black from his armour, and his brother Gryphon white. While Aquilant was searching for his brother he met Martaʹno in Gryphon’s armour, and took him bound to Damascus, where his brother was.

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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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A priori [Latin, from an antecedent]
Apron-string Tenure (An)
A propos de bottes (French)
Aqua Regia [royal water]
Aqua Tofana or Acqua Tofanĭca
Aqua Vitæ [water of life]
Aquarius [the water-bearer]
Aqueous Rocks
Aquilant (in Orlando Furioso)
Aquinian Sage (The)
Arabesque [Arrabesk]
Arabian Bird (The)
Arabian Nights (The)
Arabic Figures
Arachnē’s Labours
Araf, Al [the partition]