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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dam’age.
 
What’s the damage? What have I to pay? how much is the bill? The allusion is to the law assessing damages in remuneration to the plaintiff.   1
 


 Dam.Dam’ask Linen. 

 
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