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 Nettles.Never. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nettoyer (French).
 
Nettoyer ùne personne, çest à dire luy gagner tout son argent.” (Oudin Curiositez Francoises.)   1
   Our English phrase, “I cleaned him out,” is precisely tantamount to it.   2
 


 Nettles.Never. 

 
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