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Clio

was one of the nine Muses, the inventress of historical and heroic poetry.

Clio. Addison is so called because his papers in the Spectator are signed by one of the four letters in this word, probably the initial letters of Chelsea, London, Islington, Office. (See Notarica.)

See Professor Morley’s “Introduction to the Spectator,” on the subject.

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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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Clerkenwell (London)
Clerkly
Client
Clifford (Paul)
Climacteric
Climacteric Years
Climax
Climb
Clinch
Clinker (Humphrey)
Clio
Clipper
Clipping Pace (A)
Cliquot (of Punch celebrity)
Cloacina
Cloak and Sword Plays
Clock
Clodhopper
Clog Almanac
Cloister
Clootie

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