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Arʹetine (3 syl.)

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or rather Pietro Aretino, patronised by François I of France. A poet noted for his disreputable life and licentious verses. (1492–1557.)

“[Shakespeare] tried his hand with Aretine on a licentious subject.”—Steevens.

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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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Archimedes Screw
Architect of his own Fortune
Archontics
Arcite
Arcos Barbs
Arctic Region
Arden (Enoch)
Area-sneak
Areopagus
Aretine
Aretinian Syllables
Argan
Argand Lamp
Argante
Argantes
Argenis
Argentile and Curan
Argentine Republic
Argeo (in Orlando Furioso)
Argillan (in Jerusalem Delivered)