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 Silent (The).Sil’houet’te (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sile’nus.
 
The foster-father of Bacchus, fond of music, and a prophet, but indomitably lazy, wanton, and given to debauch. He is described as a jovial old man, with bald head, pug nose, and face like Bardolph’s.   1
 


 Silent (The).Sil’houet’te (3 syl.). 

 
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