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 Raminago’bris.Ramsay the Rich. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rampal’lian.
 
A term of contempt; probably it means a rampant or wanton woman; hence in A New Trick to Cheat the Devil (1639) we have this line: “And bold rampallian-like, swear and drink drunk.”   1
        “Away, you scullion! you rampallian! you fustilarian! I’ll tickle your catastrophe.”—Shakespeare: 2 Henry IV., ii. 1.
 


 Raminago’bris.Ramsay the Rich. 

 
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