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 Philips (John)Philistines, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Philis’ides (4 syl.).
 
Philip Sidney (Phili’ Sid). Spenser uses the word in the Pastoral Æglogue on the Death of Sir Philip.   1
       
“Philisides is dead.”
 


 Philips (John)Philistines, 

 
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