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  • (1890 – 1904, Vol. 3, p. 278) John Stephen Farmer and W.E. Henley gave “manablins, subs. (old) — broken victuals, also manavilins” and compare it with the French arlequin, – ine and le bijou.

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  • For these intriguing non-cognate French synonyms one finds the relevant entries in the enormous Trésor de la Langue Française, where arlequin, subs.,

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  • D'un autrre coté quand on s'fringue qu'en noir et rouge il est difficle de ressembler a un arlequin .... mais ca n'empeche en rien que je ressemble a un sac a patate!

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  • Les Italiens ont leurs _spropositi_, leur arlequin ses balourdises, les Anglois leurs _blunders_, les Irlandois leurs _bulls_.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 04


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