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Querpo (2 syl.)

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Shrill Querpo in Garth’s Dispensary, was Dr. Howe.

In querpo. In one’s shirt-sleeves, in undress. (Spanish, en cuerpo, without a cloak.)

Boy, my cloak and rapier; it fits not a gentleman of my rank to walk the streets in querpo.”—Beaumont and Fletcher: Love’s Oure, ii. 1.

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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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