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 Austin Friars.Aut Cæsar aut nullus [Latin, Either Cæsar or no one], 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Austrian Lip.
 
The thick under-lip, characteristic of the house of Haps’burg. Derived from Cymburgis, daughter of Ziemovitz, Duke of Maso’via, and niece of the then King of Poland. Cymburgis was noted for her beauty and unusual strength.   1
 


 Austin Friars.Aut Cæsar aut nullus [Latin, Either Cæsar or no one], 

 
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