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Peckʹsniff

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A canting hypocrite, who speaks homilies of morality, does the most heartless things “as a duty to society,” and forgives wrong-doing in nobody but himself. (Dickens: Martin Chuzzlewit.)

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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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Pearl of the East
Peasant Bard
Peasant-boy Philosopher (The)
Peasants War (The)
Peascod
Pec
Peccavi
Peck (A)
Pecker
Peckham
Pecksniff
Peculiar
Peculiars (The Court of)
Peculium
Pecuniary
Pedagogue
Pedlar
Pedlar’s Acre (Lambeth)
Pedlars French
Peebles
Peel

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Pecksniff