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 Pi’etists.Pig (The) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pie’tro (2 syl.).
 
The putative father of Pompil’ia, criminally assumed as his child to prevent certain property from passing to an heir not his own. (Robert Browning: The Ring and the Book, ii. 580.) (See RING.)   1
 


 Pi’etists.Pig (The) 

 
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