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 Douse the Glim.Dout. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dousterswivel.
 
A German swindler, who obtains money under the promise of finding buried wealth by a divining-rod. (Scott: Antiquary.)   1
 


 Douse the Glim.Dout. 

 
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