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Rossignol (French)

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Rossignol dʹArcadie. A donkey; so called because its bray is quite as remarkable as the nightingale’s song, and Arcadia is called the land of asses and fools. (See Fen Nightingale.)

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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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