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 My Eye (All).My’nian Sails. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mynheer Closh.
 
A Dutchman. Closh or Claus is an abbreviation of Nicholaus, a common name in Holland. Sandy, a contraction of Alexander, is a similar nickname for a Scotchman.   1
 


 My Eye (All).My’nian Sails. 

 
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