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 Soldiering.Sol’emn. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Solecism (3 syl.).
 
Misapplication of words; an expression opposed to the laws of syntax; so called from the city of Soli, in Cilicia, where an Athenian colony settled, and forgot the purity of their native language. (Suidas.)   1
 


 Soldiering.Sol’emn. 

 
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