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adage

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From French adage, from Latin adagium.

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adage (plural adages)

  1. An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use.
  2. An old saying, which has been overused or considered a cliché; a trite maxim.
    “Like the poor cat i’ th’ adage” (Lady MacBeth)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adagium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adage m

  1. Adage.

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