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 December. (Latin, the tenth month.)Deci’de (2 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Deception.
 
       
“Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being chented as to cheat;
As lookers-on feel most delight
That least perceive a juggler’s sleight,
And still the less they understand,
The more they admire his sleight of hand.”
       
Butler: Hudibras, part ii. 3.
 


 December. (Latin, the tenth month.)Deci’de (2 syl.) 

 
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