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 Sixteen-string Jack.Sizings. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Si’zar.
 
A poor scholar whose assize of food is given him. Sizars used to have what was left at the fellows’ table, because it was their duty at one time to wait on the fellows at dinner. Each fellow had his sizar. (Cambridge University.)   1
 


 Sixteen-string Jack.Sizings. 

 
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