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 Aph’rodite (4 syl.).A-pigga-back. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Apio’ius.
 
A gourmand. Apicius was a Roman gourmand, whose income being reduced by his luxurious living to £80,000, put an end to his life, to avoid the misery of being obliged to live on plain diet.   1
 


 Aph’rodite (4 syl.).A-pigga-back. 

 
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