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 Ed’yrn.Eel. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Eel.
 
A nickname for a New Englander.
        “The eels of New England and the corn-crackers of Virginia.”—Haliburton: Clockmaker.
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