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 Drupner [the dripper].Dru’ses (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drury Lane (London)
 
takes its name from the habitation of the great Drury family. Sir William Drury, K.G., was a most able commander in the Irish wars. Drury House stood on the site of the present Olympic theatre.   1
 


 Drupner [the dripper].Dru’ses (2 syl.). 

 
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