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 Gingerbread (g soft).Gingerly. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gingerbread Husbands.
 
Gingerbread cakes fashioned like men and gilt, commonly sold at fairs up to the middle of the nineteenth century.   1
 


 Gingerbread (g soft).Gingerly. 

 
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