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Pescecʹola

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The famous swimmer drowned in the pool of Charybdis. The tale says he dived once into the pool, and was quite satisfied with its horrors and wonders; but the King Frederick then tossed in a golden cup, which Pescecola dived for, and was never seen again. (See Schiller’s Diver.)

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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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Perseus
Persevere
Persian Alexander (The)
Persian Bucephalos (The)
Person (Latin, persona, a mask; personwtus, one who wears a mask, an actor)
Persona Grata (Latin)
Perth
Peru
Peruvian Bark
Peruke or Periwig
Pescecola
Pessimist
Petard
Petaud
Peter
Peter Botte Mountain
Peter Parley
Peter Peebles
Peter-pence
Peter Pindar
Peter Porcupine