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 Revival of Painting and SculptureRevulsion (in philosophy). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Revo’ke (2 syl.).
 
When a player at cards can follow suit, but plays some other card, he makes a revoke, and by the laws of whist the adversaries are entitled to score three points.   1
       
“Good heaven! Revoke? Remember, if the set
Be lost, in honour you should pay the debt.”
       
Crabbe: Borough.
 


 Revival of Painting and SculptureRevulsion (in philosophy). 

 
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