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 Plymouth Brethren.Pocahontas. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Plymouth Cloak (A).
A good stout cudgel. In the time of the Crusades many men of good family used to land at Plymouth utterly destitute. They went to a neighbouring wood, cut themselves a good stout club, and, stopping the first passenger that passed by, provided themselves with money and clothing. (Fuller: Worthies.)   1

 Plymouth Brethren.Pocahontas. 


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