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Squintifeʹgo

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Squinting.

“The squintifego maid


Of Isis awe thee, lest the gods for sin

Should with a swelling dropsy stuff thy skin.”


Dryden: Fifth Satire of Juvenal.

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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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Spy Wednesday
Squab Pie
Squad
Squalls
Square
Square the Circle
Squash
Squib (A)
Squint-eyed [Guercino]
Squintifego
Squire of Dames
Stabat Mater
Stable-door
Stable Keys
Staff
Staff of Life (The)
Stafford
Stafford Law
Stag
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