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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Limberham.
 
A tame, foolish keeper. The character is in Dryden’s comedy of Limberham, or the Kind Keeper, and is supposed to satirise the Duke of Lauderdale.   1
 


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