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simon-pure

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the phrase "the real Simon Pure", from the character Simon Pure (who is impersonated by another, and obliged to prove his identity) in Susanna Centlivre's 1717 play A Bold Stroke for a Wife.

AdjectiveEdit

simon-pure (not comparable)

  1. Absolutely pure.
  2. genuine; real; authentic

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