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Coloquinʹtida (St.)

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Charles I. was so called. He was bitter as gall to the Levellers.

“The Levellers styled him [Charles I.] an Ahab, and a Coloquintida, a man of blood, and the ever-lasting obstacle to peace and liberty.”—Howitt: History of England (“Charles I.,” chap. vi. p. 284).

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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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Colophon
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Colorado (U.S. America)
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Colossus or Colossos (Latin, Colossus)
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