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 Coloquin’tida or Colocynth.Colorado (U.S. America). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Coloquin’tida (St.).
 
Charles I. was so called. He was bitter as gall to the Levellers.   1
        “The Levellers styled him [Charles I.] an Ahab, and a Coloquintida, a man of blood, and the ever-lasting obstacle to peace and liberty.”—Howitt: History of England (“Charles I.,” chap. vi. p. 284).
 


 Coloquin’tida or Colocynth.Colorado (U.S. America). 

 
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