Gay Deceiver

(A). A Lothario (q.v.); a libertine.

“I immediately quitted the precincts of the castle, and posted myself on the high road, where the gay deceiver was sure to be intercepted on his return.” —Le Sage: Adventures of Gil Blas (Smollett's translation). (1749.)

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