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 Corin’thian Order.Corinthian War (The), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Corinthian Tom.
 
The sporting rake in Pierce Egan’s Life in London. A “Corinthian” was the “fast man” of Shakespeare’s period.   1
        “I am no proud Jack, like Falstaff; but a Corinthian, a lad of mettle, a good boy.”—Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., ii. 4.
 


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