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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stripes.
 
A tiger. In India a tiger is called Master Stripes.   1
        “Catch old Stripes come near my bullock, if he thought a ‘shooting-iron’ was anywhere about. Even if there were another Stripes, he would not show himself that night.”—Cornhill Magazine (My Tiger Watch), July, 1883.
 


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