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 Captain Copperthorne’s Crew.Captain Stiff. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Captain Podd.
 
A showman. So called from “Captain” Podd, a famous puppet-showman in the time of Ben Jonson.   1
 


 Captain Copperthorne’s Crew.Captain Stiff. 

 
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