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 Remig’ius (St.).Renaissance (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Remis atque Velis (Latin).
 
With oars and sails. Tooth and nail; with all despatch.   1
        “We were going remis atque velis into the interests of the Pretender, since a Scot had presented a Jacobite at court.”—Sir W. Scott: Redgauntlet (conclusion).
 


 Remig’ius (St.).Renaissance (French). 

 
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