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 Whip.Whip with Six Strings (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Whip-dog Day.
 
October 18 (St. Luke’s Day). Brand tells us that a priest about to celebrate mass on St. Luke’s Day, happened to drop the pyx, which was snatched up by a dog, and this was the origin of Whip-dog Day. (Popular Antiquities, ii. 273.)   1
 


 Whip.Whip with Six Strings (The). 

 
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