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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Switzers.
 
Swiss mercenaries. The king in Hamlet says, “Where are my Switzers? Let them guard the door” (iv. 5).   1
 


 Swithin (St.).Sword. 

 
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