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 Neck-verse (Psalm li. 1).Neck and Crop. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Neck-weed.
 
A slang term for hemp, of which the hangman’s rope is made.   1
 


 Neck-verse (Psalm li. 1).Neck and Crop. 

 
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