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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tyb’alt.
 
A Capulet; a “fiery” young noble. (Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet.)   1
   It is the name given to the cat in the story of Reynard the Fox. Hence Mercutio says, “Tybalt, you rat-catcher, will you walk?” (iii. 1); and again, when Tybalt asks, “What wouldst thou have with me?” Mercutio answers, “Good king of cats! nothing but one of your nine lives” (iii. 1).   2
 


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