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 Raw Lobster (A).Ray’mond (in Jerusalem Delivered). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rawhead and Bloody-Bones.
 
A bogie at one time the terror of children.   1
        “Servants awe children and keep them in subjection by telling them of Rawhead and Bloodybones.”—Locke.
 


 Raw Lobster (A).Ray’mond (in Jerusalem Delivered). 

 
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