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Numero

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Homme de numerothat is “un homme fin en affaires.” M. Walckenaer says it is a shop phrase, meaning that he knows all the numbers of the different goods, or all the private marks indicative of price and quality.

“Il nʹétoit lors, de Paris jusqu a Rome,

Galant qui sût si bien le numero.”


La Fontaine: Richard Minutolo.

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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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Number Nip
Number One
Number of the Beast
Numbers (from 1 to 13)
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Numerals
Numero
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Nunation
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Nunc Stans
Nuncupative Will
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