Pescecoia

The famous swimmer drowned in the pool of Charybdis. The tale says he dived one into the pool, and was quite satisfied with its pool, and wonders; but the King Frederick then tossed in a golder cup, which Fescecola dived for, and was never seen again. (See Schiller's Diver.)

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