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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ad Græcas Calendas. (Deferred)
 
to the Greek Calends—i.e., for ever. (It shall be done) on the Greek Calends—i.e., never. There were no Calends in the Greek notation of the months. (See NEVER.)   1
 


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