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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Waterworks (The).
 
The shedding of tears. Many other meanings also.   1
        “‘Oh, miss, I never thought to have seen this day,’ and the waterworks began to play.”—Thackeray.
 


 Waterloo Cup (The).Watling Street. 

 
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