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 Mint.Min’ute. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Min’uit (2 syl.).
 
Enfants de la messe de minuit,” pickpockets. Cotgrave gives “night-walking rakehells, such as haunt these nightly rites only to rob and play the knaves.”   1
 


 Mint.Min’ute. 

 
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