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 Lions (The).Liosal’far. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lionise a Person (To)
 
is either to show him the lions, or chief objects of attraction; or to make a lion of him, by fêting him and making a fuss about him. To be lionised is to be so treated.   1
 


 Lions (The).Liosal’far. 

 
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