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Dagʹonet (Sir)

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In the romance La Mort dʹArthure he is called the fool of King Arthur, and was knighted by the king himself.

“I remember at Mile-End Green, when I lay at Clement’s Inn, I was then Sir Dagonet in Arthur’s show.”—Henry IV., iii. 2. (Justice Shallow).

⁂ “Dagonet” is the pen-name of Mr. G. R. Sims.

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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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