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 Rigolette (3 syl.).Rigwoodie. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rigoletto.
 
An opera describing the agony of a father obliged to witness the prostitution of his own child. The libretto is borrowed from the drama called Le Roi s’ Amuse, by Victor Hugo; the music is by Guiseppe Verdi.   1
 


 Rigolette (3 syl.).Rigwoodie. 

 
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