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Hidalʹgo

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The title in Spain of the lower nobility. (According to Bishop St. Vincent, the word is compounded of hijo del Goto, son of a Goth; but more probably it is hijo and dalgo. Hija = child or son, and dalgo = respect, as in the phrase, “Facer mucho dalgo,” to receive with great respect. In Portuguese it is Fidalgo.

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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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Hexameter and Pentameter
Hexameter Verse
Hexapla
Hext
Heyday of Youth
Hiawatha
Hibernia
Hic Jacets
Hickathrift (Tom or Jack)
Hickory
Hidalgo
Hide of Land (A)
Hieroclean Legacy
Higgledy-piggledy
High-born
High Church
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High Falutin or Hifaluten
High Hand
High Heels and Low Heels
High Horse