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 Decam’eron.Decaniller. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Decamp’.
 
He decamped in the middle of the night. Left without paying his debts. A military term from the Latin de-campus (from the field); French, décamper, to march away.   1
 


 Decam’eron.Decaniller. 

 
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