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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mortstone.
 
He may remove Mortstone. A Devonshire proverb, said incredulously of husbands who pretend to be masters of their wives. It also means, “If you have done what you say, you can accomplish anything.”   1
 


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