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 Prob’ole (3 syl.),Procession of the Black Breeches. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Procès-Verbal.
 
A minute and official statement of some fact.   1
        “We (says the procès-verbal) asked him what use he had made of the pistol [i.e. We, says the official report, etc.].”—The Times (Law Report).
 


 Prob’ole (3 syl.),Procession of the Black Breeches. 

 
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