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 Erythynus.Esclandre. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Escapa’de (3 syl.).
 
French. Means literally an escape [from restraint]; hence a spree, lark, or prank. (Spanish, escapar, escapada.)   1
        “His second escapade was made for the purpose of visiting the field of Rullion Green.”—Scott; Guy Mannering, xxxvi.
 


 Erythynus.Esclandre. 

 
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