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Pendennis

(Arthur). The hero of Thackeray's novel, entitled The History of Pendennis, etc.

Major Pendennis.
A tuft-hunter, similar in character to Macklin's celebrated Sir Pertinax M'Sycophant.

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