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 Turnip-Garden (The).Turnspit Dog. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Turnip Townsend.
 
The brother-in-law of Sir Robert Walpole, who, after his retirement from office in 1731, devoted himself to the improvement of agriculture.   1
 


 Turnip-Garden (The).Turnspit Dog. 

 
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