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Montanʹto

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Signior Montanto. A master of fence rather than a soldier; a tongue-doughty knight. It is a word of fence, and hence Ben Jonson says, “Your punto, your reverso, your stoccata, your imbrocata, your passada, your montanto.” (Every Man in his Humour.)

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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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