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  • 161To pay one's court — Court Court (k[=o]rt), n. [OF. court, curt, cort, F. cour, LL. cortis, fr. L. cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng; co + a root akin to Gr. chorto s inclosure, feeding place, and… …

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  • 162To put out of court — Court Court (k[=o]rt), n. [OF. court, curt, cort, F. cour, LL. cortis, fr. L. cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng; co + a root akin to Gr. chorto s inclosure, feeding place, and… …

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  • 163fancy man — noun Date: circa 1811 a woman s paramour; also pimp …

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  • 164light-o'-love — also light of love noun (plural light o loves; also lights of love) Date: 1589 1. prostitute 2. lover, paramour …

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  • 165lover — noun Date: 13th century 1. a. a person in love; especially a man in love with a woman b. plural two persons in love with each other 2. an affectionate or benevolent friend 3. devotee 4. a. paramour b …

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  • 166succuba — noun (plural succubae) Etymology: Latin, paramour Date: 1559 succubus …

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  • 167succubus — noun (plural succubi) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, alteration of Latin succuba paramour, from succubare to lie under, from sub + cubare to lie, recline Date: 14th century a demon assuming female form to have sexual intercourse… …

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  • 168gallant — I. noun Date: 14th century 1. a young man of fashion 2. a. ladies man b. suitor c. paramour II. adjective Etymology: Middle English galaunt, from Middle French …

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  • 169Augustus — For other uses of Octavius, see Octavius (disambiguation). For other uses of Octavian, see Octavian (disambiguation). For other uses of Augustus, see Augustus (disambiguation) …

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  • 170Agrippina the Elder — Julio Claudian dynasty caption=Agrippina the Elder, wife of GermanicusJulia Vipsania Agrippina (Classical Latin: AGRIPPINA•GERMANICI [Aut|E. Groag, A. Stein, L. Petersen e.a. (edd.), Prosopographia Imperii Romani saeculi I, II et III (PIR),… …

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  • 171Arnold Schwarzenegger — Schwarzenegger in January 2010 …

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  • 172Fridtjof Nansen — For other uses, see Nansen (disambiguation) and Fridtjof Nansen (disambiguation). Fridtjof Nansen Born 10 October …

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  • 173Joseph Haydn — (Franz) Joseph Haydn [Although he is sometimes called Franz Joseph Haydn , the name Franz was not used in the composer s lifetime and is avoided by scholars. (Webster, James: Haydn, Joseph , Grove Music Online ed. L. Macy (Accessed 18 January… …

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  • 174Pope Joan — is the name of a female pope (also La Papessa ) who supposedly reigned for less than three years in the 850s between the papacies of Leo IV and Benedict III, [Dating varies (Boureau 1988).] based on an anti Catholic legend that circulated in the… …

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  • 175Polygyny — (which comes from neo Greek: πολύ poly many + γυνή gyny woman ) is a specific form of polygamy, where a male individual is recognized to have more than one female sexual partner or wife at the same time. It is distinguished from a man having… …

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  • 176Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam — (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام) The Rubáiyát (Arabic: رباعیات) is a collection of poems, originally written in the Persian language and of which there are about a thousand, attributed to the Persian mathematician and astronomer Omar Khayyám (1048 –… …

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  • 177Religion and homosexuality — See also: LGBT matters and religion Conservative Christian protesters at a 2006 gay pride event in San Francisco. The relationship between religion and homosexuality can vary greatly across time and place, within and between different religions… …

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  • 178Jack Ryan (Tom Clancy) — Articleissues refimprove=September 2008 in universe=October 2008Infobox character name = Jack Ryan first = The Hunt for Red October (1984) last = The Teeth of the Tiger (2003) gender = Male born = 17 May 1950 occupation = US President, CIA… …

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  • 179Summary of Decameron tales — This article contains summaries and commentaries of the 100 stories contained in Giovanni Boccaccio s The Decameron .Each story of the Decameron begins with a short heading explaining the plot of the story. The 1903 J. M. Rigg English translation …

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  • 180Zora Neale Hurston — Infobox Writer name = Zora Neale Hurston caption = birthdate = birth date|1891|1|7|mf=y birthplace = Notasulga, Alabama, United States deathdate = death date and age|1960|1|28|1891|1|7 deathplace = Fort Pierce, Florida, United States occupation …

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