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First Gentleman of Europe

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A nickname given to George IV., who certainly was first in rank, but it would be sad indeed to think he was ever the most gentlemanly man in feeling, manners, and deportment. Louis dʹArtois was so called also.

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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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Fire-new
Fire-ship
Fire Up (To)
Fire Worship
Fire and Sword
Fire and Water
Firm as a Rock
First-class Hard Labour
First-fruits
First Water
First Gentleman of Europe
First Grenadier of France
First Stroke is Half the Battle
Fish
Fish
Fish
Fish-day (A) [jour maigre]
Fish-wife (A)
Fish and Flesh
Fish-in Troubled Water (To)
Fish it Out (To)

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First Gentleman of Europe