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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dean (the Latin Deca’nus).
 
The chief over ten prebends or canons.   1
   The Dean (Il Piova’no). Arlotto, the Italian humorist. (1395–1483.)   2
   Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick. (1667–1745.)   3
 


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