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in Dryden’s Hind and Panther, means the Roman Catholic clergy. So called from an establishment of priests in the private chapel at White-hall. The nuns are termed “sister partlet with her hooded head.”

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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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Dolmen
Dolopatos
Dolorous Dettie (The)
Dolphin
Dolphin (The)
Dom
Dombey (Florence)
Dom-Daniel
Domesday Book
Domestic
Domestic Poultry
Domiciliary Visit (A)
Dominic (St.)
Dominical Letters
Dominicans
Dominie Sampson
Dominions
Domino (A)
Dominoes
Domisellus
Don