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 Quixa’da (Gutierre).Quixote of the North. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Quixote (Don)
is intended for the Duke of Lerma. (Rawdon Brown.)   1
   Don Quixote. The romance so called is a merciless satire by Cervantes on the chivalric romances of the Middle Ages, and had the excellent effect of putting an end to knight-errantry.   2
   Don Quixote’s horse. Ros’inante (Spanish, rocin-ante, a jade previously). (See HORSE.)   3
   The wooden-pin wing-horse on which he and Sancho Panza mounted to achieve the liberation of Dolori’da and her companions was called Algie’ro Clavile’no (wooden-pin wing-bearer).   4

 Quixa’da (Gutierre).Quixote of the North. 


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