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 Magnet’ic Mountain.Magnif’icat. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Magneuse (French).
 
An anonyma or fille de joie; so called from the nunnery founded at Rheims in 1654, by Jeanne Canart, daughter of Nicolas Colbert, seigneur de Magneux. The word is sometimes jocosely perverted into Magni-magno.   1
 


 Magnet’ic Mountain.Magnif’icat. 

 
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