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Presto

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Quick. A name given to Swift by the Duchess of Shrewsbury, a foreigner. Of course, the pun is obvious: presto means swift (or quick).

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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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