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 Crambe bis Cocta [“cabbage boiled twice”].Crampart (King). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Crambo.
 
Repetition. So called from a game which consists in some one setting a line which another is to rhyme to, but no one word of the first line must occur in the second.   1
   Dumb crambo. Pantomime of a word in rhyme to a given word. Thus if “cat” is the given word, the pantomimists would act Bat, Fat, Hat, Mat, Pat, Rat, Sat, etc., till the word acted is guessed.   2
 


 Crambe bis Cocta [“cabbage boiled twice”].Crampart (King). 

 
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