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Innocent (An)

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An idiot or born fool. (See Benet.)

“An idiot, or one otherwise deficient in intellect, is called an innocent.”—Trench: On the Study of Words, lecture iii. p. 97.

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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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Injunction
Ink
Inkhorn Terms
Ink-pot
Inkle and Yarico
Inland Navigation
Inn (Anglo-Saxon)
Inns of Court
Innings
Innis Fodhla [Island of Destiny]
Innocent (An)
Innocents
Innuendo
Inoculate
Inogene or Ignoge
Inquisition
Insane Root (The)
Inscription of a Coin
Insolence. (Latin, in-soleo.)
Inspired Idiot (The)
Instinct

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