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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ame damnée (French),
 
a scape-goat.   1
        “He is the ame damnée of everyone about the court—the scapegoat, who is to carry away all their iniquities.”—Sir Walter Scott; Peveril of the Peak, chap. 48.
 


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