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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Slick (Sam).
 
A Yankee clock-maker and pedlar, wonderfully ’cute, a keen observer, and with plenty of “soft sawder.” Judge Haliburton wrote the two series called Sam Slick, or the Clockmaker.   1
 


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