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 Deda’lian.Dee 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dedlock (Sir Leicester).
 
An honourable and truthful gentleman, but of such fossilised ideas that no “tongue of man” could shake his prejudices. (Charles Dickens: Bleak House.)   1
 


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