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Shatton (Sir Piercie)

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In this character Sir Walter Scott has made familiar to us the euphuisms of Queen Elizabeth’s age. The fashionable cavalier or pedantic fop, who assumes the high-flown style rendered fashionable by Lyly, was grandson of old Overstitch the tailor. (Sir Walter Scott: Monastery.)

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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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