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 Petru’chio.Petticoat Government. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Petticoat.
 
A woman.   1
        “There’s a petticoat will prove to be the cause of this.”—Hawley Smart: Struck Down, chap. xi.
 


 Petru’chio.Petticoat Government. 

 
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