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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Egalité.
 
Philippe, Duc d’Orléans, father of Louis-Philippe, King of the French, was so called because he sided with the revolutionary party, whose motto was “Liberty, fraternity, and equality.” Philippe Egalité was guillotined in 1793.   1
 


 Ef’frontery.Ege’ria. 

 
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