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Page to Don Adriano de Armaʹdo, all jest and playfulness, cunning and versatile. (Shakespeare: Love’s Labour’s Lost.)

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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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Moscow
Mosen (Spanish)
Moses Horns
Moses Rod
Moses Slow of Speech
Moses Primrose
Moslem or Moslemin
Mosse
Mosstrooper
Mote and Beam (Matt. vii. 3–5)
Moth
Mother
Mother Ann
Mother Bunch
Mother Carey’s Chickens
Mother Country
Mother Douglas
Mother Earth
Mother Goose
Mother Hubbard
Mother Huddle’s Oven