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Marabout

(in French). A bigbellied kettle; a very large sail; an ugly baboon of a man; also a sort of plume at one time worn by ladies. The “marabout hat” was a hat adorned with a marabou feather.

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