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 Physigna’thos [one who swells the cheeks].Pic-nic. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pi’arists,
 
or Brethren of the Pious School. A religious congregation founded in the 16th century by Joseph of Calasanza, for the better instruction and education of the middle and higher classes.   1
 


 Physigna’thos [one who swells the cheeks].Pic-nic. 

 
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