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Roxburghe Club

for printing rare works or MSS., the copies being rigidly confined to members of the club. It was called after John, Duke of Roxburghe, a celebrated collector of ancient literature, who died 1812. Since the establishment of this club, others of a similar character have sprung up, as (1) the Camden, Cheetham, Percy, Shakespeare, Surtees, and Wharton, in England; (2) the Abbotsford, Bannatyne, Maitland, and Spalding, in Scotland; and (3) the Celtic Society of Ireland.

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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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Rout (A)
Routiers
Rove
Row (rhyme with now)
Rowdy (rhyme with cloudy)
Rowena
Rowland
Rowley (Thomas)
Rowned in the Ear
Roxburghe Club
Roy (Le) [or la Reine] savisera
Royal Arms
Royal Goats (The)
Royal Merchant
Royal Road to Learning
Royal Titles
Royston (Herts)
Rozinante
Ruach
Rub