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 Tussle.Tutivil’lus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tut.
 
A word used in Lincolnshire for a phantom, as the Spittal Hili Tut. Tom Tut will get you is a threat to frighten children. Tut-gotten is panic-struck. Our tush is derived from the word tut.   1
 


 Tussle.Tutivil’lus. 

 
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