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Duumʹvirs (3 syl.)

or Duumvĭrī. Certain Roman officers who were appointed in pairs, like our London sheriffs. The chief were the two officers who had charge of the Sibylline books, the two who had the supervision of the municipal cities, and the two who were charged with naval matters.

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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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Dutch Courage
Dutch Gleek
Dutch Gold
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Dutch School
Dutch Toys
Dutch Uncle
Dutchman
Duty
Duumvirs
Dwarf (The)
Dwarf Alberich (in the Nibelungen Lied)
Dwarf Peter (das Peter Manchen)
Dwarfs (under three feet in height)
Dwile, or Dwyel
Dwt
Dyed Beards
Dyeing Scarlet
Dying Sayings
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