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Michon

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according to Cotgrave, is a “block, dunce, dolt, jobbernol, dullard, loggerhead.” Probably michon, Mike (an ass), mikel, and cousin Michel, are all from the Italian miccio, an ass. (See Mike.)

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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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Micah Rood’s Apples
Micawber (Mr. Wilkins)
Micawberism
Michael
Michael Angelo
Michaelmas Day
Michal
Michel or Cousin Michael
Miching Malicho
Michon
Mickleton Jury (The)
Microcosm
Mid-Lent Sunday
Midas
Midas-eared
Midden
Middle Ages
Middlesex
Midgard
Midgard Sormen (earth’s monster)

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