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 White Brethren or White-clad Brethren.White Caps. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
White Caps.
 
A rebellious party of zealous Mahometans, put down by Kienlong the Chinese emperor, in 1758. So called from their head-dress.   1
 


 White Brethren or White-clad Brethren.White Caps. 

 
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