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Rigʹdum Funʹnidos

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in Carey’s burlesque of Chrononhotonthologos.

Rigdum Funnidos. A sobriquet given by Sir Walter Scott to John Ballantyne, his publisher. So called because he was full of fun. (1776–1821.)

“A quick, active, intrepid little fellow, … full of fun and merriment, … all over quaintness and humorous mimicry, … a keen and skilful devotee of all manner of field-sports from fox-hunting to badger-baiting inclusive.”—Lockhart.

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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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