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Campaspe (3 syl.)

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A beautiful harlot, whom Alexander the Great handed over to Apellês. Apelles drew her in the nude.

“When Cupid and Campaspe played

At cards for kisses, Cupid paid.”


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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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Camlet
Cammock
Camorra
Camorrist
Camp Candlestick (A)
Camp-followers
Campaign Wig (A)
Campania
Campaspe
Campbells are Coming (The)
Campbellite
Campceiling
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Canache
Canada Balsam
Canaille (French, can-naye)
Canard
Canary (A)