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 Macmill’anites (4 syl.).Mace. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Macsyc’ophant (Sir Pertinax).
 
In The Man of the World, by Charles Macklin, Sir Pertinax “bowed, and bowed, and bowed,” and cringed, and fawned, to obtain the object of his ambition.   1
 


 Macmill’anites (4 syl.).Mace. 

 
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