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 Gauta’ma (g hard).Gau’vaine or Ga’wain 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Gau’tier and Garguille (French).
All the world and his wife.   1
   Se mocquer de Gautier et de Garguille (to make fun of everyone). Gautier-Garguille was a clown of the seventeenth century, who gave himself unbounded licence, and provoked against himself a storm of angry feeling.   2

 Gauta’ma (g hard).Gau’vaine or Ga’wain 

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