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 Spence.Spendthrift. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Spencer.
 
An outer coat without skirts; so named from the Earl Spencer, who wore this dress. (George III.)   1
 


 Spence.Spendthrift. 

 
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