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 Coke upon Littleton.Colcannon. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Col’bronde or Colbrand.
The Danish giant slain by Sir Guy of Warwick. By the death of this giant the land was delivered from Danish tribute.   1
“I am not Samson, nor Sir Guy, nor Colbrand,
To mow ‘em down before me.”
Shakespeare: Henry VIII., v. 4.

 Coke upon Littleton.Colcannon. 

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