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 Villoner. (French.)Vincent de la Rosa. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Vincent (St.).
 
Patron saint of drunkards. This is from the proverb—   1
       
“If on St. Vincent’s Day [Jan 22] the sky is clear,
More wine than water will crown the year.”
 


 Villoner. (French.)Vincent de la Rosa. 

 
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