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Macsycophant

(Sir Pertinax). In The Man of the World, by Charles Macklin, Sir Pertinax “bowed, and bowed, and bowed,” and cringed, and fawned, to obtain the object of his ambition.

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