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Claude Lorraine

(i.e. of Lorraine). This incorrect form is generally used in English for the name of Claude le Lorrain, or Claude Gelée, the French landscape painter, born at the Château-de-Chamage, in Lorraine.

(1600-1682.)

The Scotch Claude.
Thomas of Duddingston (near Edinburgh)

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