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Quixote (Don)

is intended for the Duke of Lerma. (Rawdon Brown.)

Don Quixote. The romance so called is a merciless satire by Cervantes on the chivalric romances of the Middle Ages, and had the excellent effect of putting an end to knight-errantry.

Don Quixote’s horse. Rosʹinante (Spanish, rocin-ante, a jade previously). (See Horse.)

The wooden-pin wing-horse on which he and Sancho Panza mounted to achieve the liberation of Doloriʹda and her companions was called Algieʹro Clavileʹno (wooden-pin wing-bearer).

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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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