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Malbecʹco

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A “cankered, crabbed earl,” very wealthy, but miserly and mean. He seems to be the impersonation of self-inflicted torments. He married a young wife named Helenore, who set fire to his house, and eloped with Sir Pariʹdel. Malbecco cast himself over a high rock, and all his flesh vanished into thin air, leaving behind nothing but his ghost, which was metamorphosed into Jealousy. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book iii.)

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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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Make-weight
Makeshift (A)
Malabar
Malagigi (in Orlando Furioso)
Malagrowther (Malachi)
Malagrowther (Sir Mungo)
Malakoff (in the Crimea)
Malambruno
Malaprop (Mrs.)
Malbecco
Malbrouk or Marlbrough (Marlbro)
Malcolm
Maldine (French)
Male
Male Sapphires
Male suada Fames
Malebolge
Malecasta
Maleger [wretchedly thin]
Malengin [guile]