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Sister of Aude, surnamed “the Little Knight of Pearls,” in love with Sir Miton de Rennes, Roland’s friend. Charlemagne greeted her after a tournament with the Saracens at Fronsac, saying, “Rise, Countess of Rennes.” Mita and Sir Miton were the parents of Mitaine (q.v.). (Croquemitaine, Xv.)

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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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Misprision
Miss, Mistress, Mrs
Miss is as Good as a Mile (A)
Missing Link (The)
Mississippi Bubble
Mistletoe
Mistletoe Bough
Mistress Roper
Mistress of the Night (The)
Mistress of the World
Mita
Mitaine
Mite
Mithra or Mithras
Mithridate
Mitre
Mitre Tavern (The)
Mitten
Mittimus (Latin)
Mitton
Mixon