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 Spun Out.Spur Money. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Spunging House.
 
A victualling house where persons arrested for debt are kept for twenty-four hours, before lodging them in prison. The houses so used are generally kept by a bailiff, and the person lodged is spunged of all his money before he leaves.   1
 


 Spun Out.Spur Money. 

 
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