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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Robin Mutton (A).
 
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        “Do you see this ram? His name is Robin. Here, Robin, Robin, Robin… . We will get a pair of scales, and then you, Robin Mutton [Panurge], shall be weighed against Tup Robin, … etc.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 7.
 


 Robin Hood Wind (A).Robin Redbreast. 

 
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