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 Pal’amon and Arcite (2 syl.).Pala’ver 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Palat’inate (4 syl.).
 
The province of a palatine, as the Palatinate of the Rhine, in Germany. A palatine is an officer whose court is held in the royal palace, also called a palace-greave or pfalzgraf. There were three palatine counties in England—viz. Chester, Durham, and Lancaster, in which the count exercised a royal authority, just as supreme as though he had been the regal tenant of the palace itself   1
 


 Pal’amon and Arcite (2 syl.).Pala’ver 

 
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