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  • Pronounced "loo KOOL' yun" or "loo KYOOL' yun"

    September 14, 2008

  • "Ma foi!" = "My faith!" = "Indeed!"

    September 14, 2008

  • On p.224 of Easton Press's "The Three Musketeers" by Dumas, "mystify" is used in the sense of "to play mind games" or "to mess with someone's mind".

    September 14, 2008

  • On p. 218 of the Easton Press edition of The Three Musketeers, Dumas uses this word in the sense of "the act of noticing or paying attention".

    September 14, 2008

  • Literally "by blue!". A "minced oath", which is a more socially acceptable euphemism for a harsh or blasphemous oath or curse. In this case, "parblue" is a euphemistic replacement for "par dieu", which means "by God!".

    September 14, 2008

  • skullcap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics with color by rank.

    September 14, 2008

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