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Pieʹtro (2 syl.)

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The putative father of Pompilʹia, criminally assumed as his child to prevent certain property from passing to an heir not his own. (Robert Browning: The Ring and the Book, ii. 580.) (See Ring.)

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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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Pie Poudre
Piebald
Pied de la Lettre (Au)
Pied Piper of Hamelin
Pierre
Pierrot [peer-ro]
Piers
Piers Plowman
Pieta
Pietists
Pietro
Pig (The)
Pig
Pig-back, Picka-back
Pig-eyes
Pig Hunt (A)
Pig-iron
Pig and Tinderbox
Pig and Whistle
Pig in a Poke (A)
Pigs