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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Thes’tylis.
 
Any rustic maiden. In the Idylls of Theoc’ritos, Thestylis is a young female slave.   1
       
“And then in haste her bower she leaves,
With Thestylis to bind the sheaves.”
       
Milton: L’Allegro.
 


 Thessalian.Thick. 

 
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