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Minotʹti

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Governor of Corinth, then under the power of the doge. In 1715 the city was stormed by the Turks, and during the siege one of the magazines in the Turkish camp blew up, killing 600 men. Byron says it was minotti himself who fired the train, and leads us to infer that he was one of those who perished in the explosion. (Byron: Siege of Corinth.)

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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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Miniature
Minie Rifle
Minims (Latin, Fratres Minimi, least of the brethren)
Minister
Minna Troil
Minnehaha [Laughing-water]
Minnesingers
Minories
Minos
Minotaur [Minos-bull]
Minotti
Minstrel
Mint
Minuit
Minute
Minute Gun
Miolnier
Mirabel
Miracles (Latin, miracŭlum)
Miramolin
Miramont