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 Point de Judas (French).Points. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Point-devise.
 
Punctilious: minutely exact. Holofernes says, “I abhor such insociable and point de vise companions, such rackers of orthography.” (French, point de vise.)   1
        “You are rather point de vise in your accoutrements.”—Shakespeare: As You Like It, iii. 2.
 


 Point de Judas (French).Points. 

 
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