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chameleon: formerly supposed to live on air; hence Gent. II. i. 181 “though the chameleon Love can feed on the air,” Ham. III. ii. 98 “Excellent, i' faith; of the 's dish; I eat the air, promise-crammed.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 3.2
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