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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Zim and Jim.
 
“His house was made a habitation for Zim and Jim, and every unclean thing” (Godly Man’s Portion, 1663). The marginal reading of Isa. xii. 21, 22, explains Zim to be wild beasts, and Jim jackals.   1
 


 Zig.Zimri, 

 
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