E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
or Pedro Rezio of Aguero. The doctor of Barataria, who forbade Sancho Panza to taste any of the meats set before him. Roasted partridge was forbidden by Hippocrats; podrida was the most pernicious food in the world; rabbits are a sharp-haired diet; veal is prejudicial to health; but the governor might eat a few wafers, and a thin slice or two of quince. (Don Quixote, part ii. book iii. chap. 10.)