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The meaning of "high and mighty"

" High and mighty "
Meaning:
Proud and arrogant.
Example:
Ever since he inherited that fortune he won't come to the pub with the gang any more. All high and mighty if you ask me.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 15th century. First used in a description of Henry V.
Where is it used?:
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