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Pamper

,

according to Junius, is from the Latin pamʹpinus, French pampre (vine-tendril). Hence Milton

“Where any row

Of fruit trees, over-woody, reached too far

Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check

Fruitless embraces.”


Paradise Lost, v. 214.

The Italian pamberaʹto (well-fed) is a compound of pane (bread) and bere (drink).

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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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