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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Auld Reekie.
 
Edinburgh old town; so called because it generally appears to be capped by a cloud of “reek” or smoke.   1
 


 Auld Hornie.Aulic Council. 

 
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