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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ep’icure (3 syl.).
 
A sensualist; one addicted to good eating and drinking. So called from Epicu’ros (q.v.).   1
   Sir Epicure. A worldly sensualist in The Alchemist, by Ben Jonson. His surname is “Mammon.”   2
 


 Epic.Epicure’an. 

 
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