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Nerisʹsa

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Portia’s waiting-maid; clever, self-confident, and coquettish. (Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice.)

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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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