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 Priscian’s Head.Prisoner at the Bar. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Priscill’ianists.
 
Followers of Priscillian, a Spaniard; an heretical sect which sprang up in Spain in the fourth century. They were a branch of the Manichæans.   1
 


 Priscian’s Head.Prisoner at the Bar. 

 
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