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 Poco,Pococurantism. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pococurante (5 syl.).
 
Insouciant, devil-may-care, easy-go-lucky. As the “Pococurante Guardsman” (the imperturbable and impassive …). Also used for one who in argument leaves the main gist and rides off on some minor and indifferent point.   1
 


 Poco,Pococurantism. 

 
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