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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Strong-back.
 
One of Fortunio’s servants. He was so strong he could carry any weight upon his back without difficulty. (Grimm’s Goblins, Fortunio.)   1
 


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