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Gratiaʹno

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Brother of the Venetian senator, Brabantio. (Shakespeare: Othello.)

Also a character in The Merchant of Venice, who “talks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice.” He is one of Bassanio’s friends, and when the latter marries Portia, Gratiano marries Nerissa, Portia’s maid.

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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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Granite State (The)
Grantorto
Grapes
Grass
Grass Widow
Grasshopper
Grasshopper (The)
Grassmarket
Grassum or Gersome
Gratiano
Grave
Grave
Grave-diggers (Hamlet)
Grave Maurice
Grave Searchers
Grave as a Judge
Grave as an Owl
Gravelled
Gray
Gray Cloak