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 Og,Og’hams. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Og,
 
in the satire of Absalom and Achitophel, by Dryden and Tate, is Thomas Shadwell, who succeeded Dryden as poet-laureate. Dryden called him MacFlecknoe, and says “he never deviates into sense.” He is called Og because he was a very large and fat man. (Part ii.)   1
 


 Og,Og’hams. 

 
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