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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Don Quixote, the eponymous hero of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes
  • proper n. Any of various musical compositions based on the novel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To act like Don Quixote; play the Quixote: with indefinite it.

Etymologies

After Don Quixote. (Wiktionary)

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