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 Devonshire Poet.Dew-bit (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dew-beaters.
 
The feet; shoes to resist the wet.   1
        “Hold out your dew-beaters till 1 take off the darbies [iron shoes or fetters].”—Peveril of the Peak.
 


 Devonshire Poet.Dew-bit (A). 

 
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