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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Clavile’no.
 
The wooden horse on which Don Quixote got astride, in order to disenchant the Infanta Antonoma’sia and her husband, who were shut up in the tomb of Queen Magun’cia, of Canday’a. It was the very horse on which Peter of Provence carried off the fair Magalo’na; it was constructed by Merlin, and was governed by a wooden pin in the forehead. (The word means Wooden Peg.) (Don Quixote, part ii. book 3, chaps. 4, 5.) (See CAMBUSCAN.)   1
 


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