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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Black Joke.
 
An old tune, now called The Sprig of Shillelagh. Tom Moore has adapted words to the tune, beginning, “Sublime was the warning which Liberty spoke.”   1
 


 Black Jack (A).Black Leg. 

 
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