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Pandects of Justinʹian (The)

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found at Amalfi (1137), gave a spur to the study of civil law which changed the whole literary and legal aspect of Europe. The word means much the same as “cyclopædia.” (Greek, pan, everything; dechʹ-omai, I receive.)

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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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Pamper
Pamphlet
Pamphyle
Pan
Panacea
Panama
Pancake
Pancaste
Pancras (St.)
Pandarus
Pandects of Justinian (The)
Pandemonium (A)
Pander
Pandora’s Box (A)
Panel (A)
Pangloss (Dr.)
Panic
Panjandrum
Pantables
Pantagruel
Pantagruelion