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 Ju’piterJupiter’s Beard. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jupiter Scapin.
 
A nickname of Napoleon Bonaparte, given him by the Abbé de Pradt. Scapin is a valet famous for his knavish tricks, in Molière’s comedy of Les Fourberies de Scapin.   1
 


 Ju’piterJupiter’s Beard. 

 
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