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Croesus

Rich as Croesus. Croesus, King of Lydia, was so rich and powerful that all the wise men of Greece were drawn to his court, and his name became proverbial for wealth. (B.C. 560-546.) (See Gyges.)

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