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 Tamarisk,Tam’erlane (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tame Cat (A).
 
A harmless dangler after a married woman; a cavalier servant; a cicisbeo.   1
        “He soon installed himself as a tame cat in the MacMungo mansion.”—Truth (Queer Story), October, 1885.
 


 Tamarisk,Tam’erlane (3 syl.). 

 
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