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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Falutin (High).
 
Oratorical bombast; affected pomposity; “Ercles vein.” (See HIFALUTEN.)   1
   None of your high falutin airs with me. None of your swell ways with me. (Dutch, verlooten.)   2
 


 Fal’staff.Famil’iar. 

 
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