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Catual

Chief minister of the Zamorin or ancient sovereign of India.

Begirt with high-plumed nobles, by the flood
The first great minister of India stood,
 His name `the Catual' in India's tongue.

Camoens: Lusiad, book vii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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