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 Marguerite des Marguerites [the pearl of pearls].Mari’a. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Margutte (3 syl.).
 
A giant ten feet high, who died of laughter on seeing a monkey pulling on his boots. (Pulci: Morgante Maggiore.) (See DEATH FROM STRANGE CAUSES.)   1
 


 Marguerite des Marguerites [the pearl of pearls].Mari’a. 

 
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