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 I’vanhoe (3 syl.).Ivories. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ivanovitch.
 
A lazy, good-natured person, the national impersonation of the Russians as a people, as John Bull is of the English, Brother Jonathan of the Americans, Jean Crapaud of the French, and Cousin Michael of the Germans.   1
 


 I’vanhoe (3 syl.).Ivories. 

 
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