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 Le’on (in Orlando Furioso),Leon’idas of Modern Greece. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Leonard.
 
A real scholar, forced for daily bread to keep a common school. (Crabbe: Borough, letter xxiv.)   1
   St. Leonard is usually represented in a deacon’s dress, and holding chains or broken fetters in his hand, in allusion to his untiring zeal in releasing prisoners. Contemporary with Clovis.   2
 


 Le’on (in Orlando Furioso),Leon’idas of Modern Greece. 

 
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