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Judas Kiss (A)

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A deceitful act of courtesy. Judas betrayed his Master with a kiss.

“So Judas kissed his Master,


And cried, ‘All hail!ʹ whenas he meant all harm.”


Shakespeare: 3 Henry VI., v. 7.

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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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Joyeuse Garde
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Judaise
Judaism
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Judas Kiss (A)
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