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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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A barn labourer, taken on grand occasions for butler and footman to Mr. and Mrs. Hardcastle. He laughs and talks while serving, and is as gauche as possible. (Goldsmith: She Stoops to Conquer.)   1
 


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