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Nestor

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King of Pylos, in Greece; the oldest and most experienced of the chieftains who went to the siege of Troy A “Nestor” means the oldest and wisest man of a class or company. (Homer: Iliad.)

Nestor of the chemical revolution. A term applied by Lavoisier to Dr. Black. (1728–1799.)

Nestor of Europe. Leopold, King of Belgium (1790, 1831–1865).

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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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Nerissa
Nero
Nero of the North
Nero’s Friend
Nesr
Nesrem
Nessus
Nest
Nest-egg (A)
Nestor
Nestorians
Nethinim
Nettle
Nettles
Nettoyer (French)
Never
Never Say Die
Nevers
New Brooms sweep Clean
New Christians

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