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Linspe (French, 2 syl.)

means a prince in slang or familiar usage. It comes from the inspector or monitor of the cathedral choir called the Spé or the Inspé (inspector), because he had to superintend the rest of the boys.

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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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