Saxon Duke

(in Hudibras). John Frederick, Duke of Saxony, a very corpulent man. When taken prisoner, Charles V. said, “I have gone hunting many a time, but never saw I such a swine before.”

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