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Histrionʹic

is from the Etruscan word hister (a dancer), histrioʹnes (ballet-dancers). Hence, histrio in Latin means a stage-player, and our word histrionic, pertaining to the drama. History is quite another word, being the Greek historia, histor, a judge, allied to histamai, to know.

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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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