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Plon-plon

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The sobriquet of Prince Napoleon Joseph Charles Bonaparte, son of Jerome Bonaparte. He was nicknamed Craint-plon (Fear-bullet) in the Crimēan war (1854–1856), a nickname afterwards perverted into Plon-plon. (1822–1891.)

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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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