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Corinʹthian (A)

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A licentious libertine. The immorality of Corinth was proverbial both in Greece and Rome. To Corinʹthianise is to indulge in licentious conduct. A gentleman sportsman who rides his own horses on the turf, or sails his own yacht.

A Corinthian. A member of the pugilistic club, Bond Street, London.

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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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