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 Dumb-waiter.Dum’mies (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dum’my.
 
In three-handed whist the exposed hand is called dummy.   1
 


 Dumb-waiter.Dum’mies (2 syl.). 

 
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