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Council of Ten

noun
  1. the governing council of Venice from 1310 until its overthrow in 1797, composed originally of 10 and later 17 members.
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  • Council-of-ten, the toes of a man who turns his feet inward.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten