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Dieu et mon droit (God and my right). The parole of Richard I. at the battle of Gisors (1198), meaning that he was no vassal of France, but owed his royalty to God alone. As the French were signally beaten, the battle-word was adopted as the royal motto of England.

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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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Dido
Die
Die
Die-hards
Diego (San)
Diēs Alliensis
Diēs Iræ
Diēs Non
Diēs Sanguinis
Dietrich
Dieu
Difference
Digest (The)
Diggings
Diggory
Digit
Dignitary (A)
Dignus Vindice Nodus (Latin)
Dii Penatēs (Latin)
Dilemma
Dilettantë (Italian)

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