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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bombastes Furio’so.
 
One who talks big and uses long sesquipedalian words; the ideal of bombast. He is the hero of a burlesque opera so called, by William Barnes Rhodes. (1790.)   1
 


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