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 Meissonier-like Exactness.Mejnoun and Leiiak. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Meistersingers.
 
Minstrel tradesmen of Germany, who attempted to revive the national minstrelsy of the minnesingers, which had fallen into decay. Hans Sachs, the cobbler (1494–1574), was by far the most celebrated of these poets.   1
 


 Meissonier-like Exactness.Mejnoun and Leiiak. 

 
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