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 Dul’cimer (Italian dolcimello),Dul’cinists. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dulcin’ea.
 
A lady-love. Taken from Don Quixote’s amie du cœur. Her real name was Aldonza Lorenzo, but the knight dubbed her Dulcin’ea del Tobo’so.   1
        “I must ever have some Dulcinea in my head—it harmonises the soul.”—Sterne.
 


 Dul’cimer (Italian dolcimello),Dul’cinists. 

 
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