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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cagots.
 
A sort of gipsy race in Gas’cony and Bearne, supposed to be descendants of the Visigoths, and shunned as something loathsome. (See CAQUEUX, COLLIBERTS.)   1
        “Cagoti non fuerunt monachi, anachoritæ, aut leprosi; … sed genus quoddam hominum cæteris odiosum. Vasconibus Cagots, nonnullis Capoti, Burdegalentibus Gaheti, Vascis et Navarris Agoti, dicuntur.”—Ducange: Glossarium Manuale, vol. ii. pp. 23, 24.
 


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