- [literario/literary] embaucador, -dora (m,f), charlatán, -tana (m,f)More example sentences
- Additional evidence indicates that it was a term used among medical mountebanks in Tudor times.
- The word toady comes from ‘toad-eater’: a quack's or mountebank's assistant who would eat, or pretend to eat, a toad so he could be cured by the medicine man.
- There had always been mountebanks and charlatans operating in the public squares, but they now dominated the marketplace.
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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.