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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sermon Lane (Doctors Commons, London).
 
A corruption of Shere-moniers Lane (the lane of the money-shearers or clippers, whose office it was to cut and round the metal to be stamped into money). The Mint was in the street now called Old Change. (Maitland: London, ii. 880.)   1
 


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