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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lunsford.
 
A name used in terrorem over children. Sir Thomas Lunsford was governor of the Tower; a man of most vindictive temper, and the dread of everyone.   1
       
“Make children with your tones to run for’t,
As bad as Bloody bones or Lunsford.”
       
Butler: Hudibras, iii. 2.
 


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