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 Nickname.Nick’nev’en. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nicknames.
 
National Nicknames:   1
   For an American of the United States, “Brother Jonathan” (q.v.).   2
   For a Dutchman, “Nie Frog” (q.v.), and “Mynheer Closh” (q.v.).   3
   For an Englishman, “John Bull.” (See BULL.)   4
   For a Frenchman, “Crapaud” (q.v.), Johnny or Jean, Robert Macaire.   5
   For French Canadians, “Jean Baptiste.”   6
   For French reformers, “Brissotins.”   7
   For French peasantry, “Jacques Bonhomme.”   8
   For a Glaswegian, “Glasgow Keelie.”   9
   For a German, “Cousin Michael” or “Michel” (q.v.).   10
   For an Irishman, “Paddy.”   11
   For a Liverpudlian, “Dicky Sam.”   12
   For a Londoner, “A Cockney” (q.v.).   13
   For a Russian, “A bear.”   14
   For a Scot, “Sawney” (q.v.).   15
   For a Swiss, “Colin Tampon” (q.v.).   16
   For a Turk, “Infidel.”   17
 


 Nickname.Nick’nev’en. 

 
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