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 Eg’otism.Egyptian Crown (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
E’gypt,
 
in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, means France.
       
“Egypt and Tyrus [Holland] intercept your trade,
And Jebusites [Papists] your sacred rites invade.”
       
Part i. 705–6.
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 Eg’otism.Egyptian Crown (The). 

 
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