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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dawson (Bully).
 
A noted London sharper, who swaggered and led a most abandoned life about Blackfriars, in the reign of Charles II. (See JEMMY DAWSON.)   1
        “Bully Dawson kicked by half the town, and half the town kicked by Bully Dawson.”—Charles Lamb.
 


 Da’vy’s Sow.Day. 

 
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