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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bris.
 
Il conte di San Bris, governor of the Louvre, was father of Valentina, and leader of the St. Bartholomew massacre. (Meyerbeer’s Opera: Gli Ugonotti.)   1
 


 Brioche (2 syl.).Brisis (3 syl.). 

 
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