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Leonard

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A real scholar, forced for daily bread to keep a common school. (Crabbe: Borough, letter xxiv.)

St. Leonard is usually represented in a deacon’s dress, and holding chains or broken fetters in his hand, in allusion to his untiring zeal in releasing prisoners. Contemporary with Clovis.

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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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