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Invalide (French)

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A four-sou piece, so called because it was debased to the value of three sous and a-half.

“Tien, prens cet invalide, à ma santé va boire.”


Deux Arlequins (1691).

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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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