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Cleʹlie

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A character in Madam Scudéri’s romance so called. This novel is a type of the buckram formality of Louis XIV. It is full of high-flown compliments, theatrical poses, and cut-and-dry sentiments.

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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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Clear-coat
Clear Day (A)
Clear Grit (The)
Clear out for Guam (To)
Clear Voice (A)
Cleared out
Clearing House
Cleave
Clelia
Clelie
Clement (St.)
Clementina (The Lady)
Clench and Clinch
Cleombrotos
Cleon
Cleopatra
Cleopatra and her Pearl
Clergy
Clergymen
Clerical Titles