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 Drub, Drubbing.Druid. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drug.
 
It is a mere drug in the market. Something not called for, which no one will buy. French drogue = rubbish, as Ce n’est que de la drogue; hence droguet (drugget), inferior carpet-cloth made of rubbish or inferior wool, etc.   1
 


 Drub, Drubbing.Druid. 

 
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