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Origin of panjandrum
Examples from the Web for panjandrum
I live now for three objects only: to defeat the enemy, to restore the Panjandrum, and to hang my solicitor.
Same thing, I reckon, by all that you tell about that Panjandrum and his goin's on!The Faith Healer|William Vaughn Moody
Do not deceive yourself, General: never again will a Panjandrum reign in Beotia.
One player is chosen to be the Panjandrum, an important personage requiring a body guard.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
I would have died for my Panjandrum as my father died for his father.
Word Origin for panjandrum
mock name for a pompous personage, 1755, invented by Samuel Foote (1720-1777) in a long passage full of nonsense written to test the memory of actor Charles Macklin (1697-1797), who said he could repeat anything after hearing it once.