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 Gil Blas (g soft).Gild the Pill (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gil’bertines (3 syl., g hard).
 
A religious order founded in the twelfth century by St. Gilbert of Lincolnshire.   1
 


 Gil Blas (g soft).Gild the Pill (To). 

 
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