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Vitelʹlius

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A glutton. So named from Vitellius the Roman emperor, who took emetics after a meal that he might have power to swallow another.

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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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