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 Roge’ro, Ruggiero, or RizieriRoi Panade [King of Slops]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rogue Ingrain (A).
 
Ingrain colours are what we call “fast colours,” colours which will not fly or wash out. A rogue ingrain means one rotten to the core, one whose villainy is deep-seated.   1
        “’Tis ingrain, sir; ’twill endure wind and weather.”—Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, i. 5.
 


 Roge’ro, Ruggiero, or RizieriRoi Panade [King of Slops]. 

 
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