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Naʹso

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The “surname” of Ovid, the Roman poet, author of Metamorphoses. Naso means “nose,” hence Holofernesʹ pun: “And why Naso, but for smelling out the odoriferous flowers of fancy.” (Shakespeare: Love’s Labour’s Lost, iv. 2.)

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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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