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Paris-Garden

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A bear-garden; a noisy, disorderly place. In allusion to the bear-garden so called on the Thames bank-side, kept by Robert de Paris in the reign of Richard II.

Do you take the court for a Paris-garden?”—Shakespeare: Henry VIII., v. 3.

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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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Parcæ
Parchment
Pardon Bell
Pardouneres Tale
Pari Passu
Parian Chronicle
Parian Verse
Parias or Pariahs
Paridel
Paris
Paris-Garden
Parish Registers
Parisian
Parisian Wedding (The)
Parisienne (La)
Parisina
Parizade
Parkership
Parks
Parlance
Parlement (French)

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