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 Ross’el.Ros’trum. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rossignol (French).
 
Rossignol d’Arcadie. A donkey; so called because its bray is quite as remarkable as the nightingale’s song, and Arcadia is called the land of asses and fools. (See FEN NIGHTINGALE.)   1
 


 Ross’el.Ros’trum. 

 
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