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Wilʹhelm Meiʹster (2 syl.)

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The first true German novel. It was by Goethe, who died 1832, aged eighty-three.

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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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Wild-goose Chase
Wild Huntsman
Wild Oats
Wild Women [Wildë Frauën]
Wild Women
Wild as a March Hare
Wilde
Wile away Time (not While)
Wilfrid (St.)
Wilhelm Meister
Will not when They may
William
William L
Willie-Wastle (the child’s game)
Willow
Willow Garland
Willow Pattern
Willy-nilly
Wilmington
Wilt or Welk