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 Roper.Roque Guinart. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roque (1 syl.).
 
A blunt, feeling old man in the service of Donna Floranthe. (George Colman: The Mountaineers.)   1
   Saint Roque. Patron saint of those who suffer from plague or pestilence: this is because “he worked miracles on the plague-stricken, while he was himself smitten with the same judgment.”   2
 


 Roper.Roque Guinart. 

 
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