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Mascotte

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One who brings good luck, and possesses a “good eye.” The contrary of Jettatore, or one with an evil eye, who always brings bad luck.

“Ces envoyés du paradis,

Sont des Mascottes, mes amis,

Heureux celui que le ciel dote dʹune Mascotte.”


The opera called La Mascotte (1883).


“I tell you, she was a Mascotte of the first water.”—The Ludgate Monthly, No. 1, vol. ii.; Tippitywitchet, Nov. 1891.

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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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