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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Malambru’no.
 
The giant, first cousin of Queen Magun’cia, of Canday’a, who enchanted Antonomas’ia and her husband, and shut them up in the tomb of the deceased queen. The infanta he transformed into a monkey of brass, and the knight into a crocodile. Don Quixote achieved their disenchantment by mounting the wooden horse called Clavile’no. (Cervantes: Don Quixote, part ii. book iii. chap. xlv.)   1
 


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