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Candide (2 syl.)

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The hero of Voltaire’s novel so called. All sorts of misfortunes are heaped upon him, and he bears them all with cynical indifference.

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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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Canaille (French, can-naye)
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Canary (A)
Canary-bird (A)
Cancan
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Cancer (the Crab)
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Candidate
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Candle-holder
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