(A). A licentious libertine. The immorality of Corinth
was proverbial both in Greece and Rome. To Corinthianise is to
indulge in licentious conduct. A gentleman sportsman who rides his own
horses on the turf, or sails his own yacht.
A member of the pugilistic club, Bond Street, London.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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