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Panʹtables

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To stand upon one’s pantables. To stand upon one’s dignity. Pantables are slippers, and the idea is se tenir sur le haut bouti.e. to remit nothing.

“Hee standeth upon his pantables, and regardeth greatly his reputation.”—Saker: Narbonus (1590).

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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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Pandarus
Pandects of Justinian (The)
Pandemonium (A)
Pander
Pandora’s Box (A)
Panel (A)
Pangloss (Dr.)
Panic
Panjandrum
Pantables
Pantagruel
Pantagruelion
Pantagruelion Herb (The)
Pantaloon
Pantechnicon
Panthea
Panthea (Greek)
Pantheon
Panther
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