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 Copper Captain (A).Copper-nosed Harry. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Copper Nose.
 
Oliver Cromwell; also called “Ruby Nose,” “Nosey,” and “Nose Almighty,” no doubt from some scorbutic tendency which showed itself in a big red nose.   1
 


 Copper Captain (A).Copper-nosed Harry. 

 
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