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 Nancy.Nankeen. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nancy of the Vale.
 
A village maiden who preferred Strephon to the gay lordlings who sought her. (Shenstone.)   1
 


 Nancy.Nankeen. 

 
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