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Cataiʹan (3 syl.)

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A native of Cathay or China; outlandish, a foreigner generally, a liar.

“I will not believe such a Cataian, though the priest of the town commended him for a true man.”—Shakespeare: Merry Wives, ii. 1.

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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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