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 Brogue (1 syl.)Broken Feather (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brogues (1 syl.).
 
Trousers. From the Irish brog, resembling those still worn by some of the French cavalry, in which trousers and boots are all one garment.   1
 


 Brogue (1 syl.)Broken Feather (A). 

 
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