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Lad oʹ Wax

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A little boy, a doll of a man. In Romeo and Juliet the Nurse calls Paris “a man of wax,” meaning a very “proper man.” Horace speaks of the “waxen arms of Telʹephus,” meaning well modelled.

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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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Lace
Laced
Lacedæmonian Letter (The)
Lacedæmonians (The)
Lachesis [Lak-ĕ-sis]
Lackadaisical
Laconic
Lacustrine Deposits
Lacustrine Habitations
Lad o Wax
Ladas
Ladies
Ladon
Ladrones
Lady
Ladybird, Ladyfly, Ladycow
Lady Bountiful
Lady Chapel
Lady Day
Lady Isabella