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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fat as a Porpoise.
 
The skin of the porpoise is nearly an inch thick, and under it is a layer of fat somewhat thicker, and yielding oil of the finest quality.   1
 


 Fat Men.Fata. 

 
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