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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mignon.
 
The young Italian girl who fell in love with Wilhelm Meister’s apprentice, her protector. Her love not being returned, she became insane and died. (Goethe: Wilhelm Meister.)   1
 


 Miggs (Miss).Mikado (Japan, mi, exalted; kado, gate), 

 
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