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 Peregrine Falcon (A).Perfec’tionists. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Per’egrine Pic’kle.
 
The hero of Smollett’s novel so called. A savage, ungrateful spendthrift; fond of practical jokes to the annoyance of others, and suffering with evil temper the misfortunes brought on by his own wilfulness.   1
 


 Peregrine Falcon (A).Perfec’tionists. 

 
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