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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Talleyrand,
 
anciently written Tailberan, is the sobriquet derived from the words “tailler les rangs.” “cut through the ranks.”   1
 


 Tall Men.Tally (A). 

 
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