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 Vicar of Wakefield (The).Vi’ce Versa (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Vice (1 syl.),
 
in Old English moralities, was a buffoon who wore a cap with ass’s ears.   1
 


 Vicar of Wakefield (The).Vi’ce Versa (Latin). 

 
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