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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Copper Captain (A).
 
A Brummagem captain; a “General von Poffenburgh.” Michael Perez is so called in Rule a Wife and have a Wife, by Beaumont and Fletcher.   1
        “To this copper-captain was confided the command of the troops.”—W. Irving.
 


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