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 Pumpernickel.Pun and Pickpocket. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pun
 
is the Welsh pun, equivalent; it means a word equally applicable to two things. The application should be remote and odd in order to give piquancy to the play. (See CALEMBOURG.)   1
 


 Pumpernickel.Pun and Pickpocket. 

 
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