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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Macheath (Captain).
 
A highwayman, hero of The Beggar’s Opera, by Gay. A fine, gay, bold-faced ruffian, game to the very last.   1
 


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