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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Grecian Bend (The).
 
An affectation in walking assumed by English ladies in 1875. The silliness spread to America and other countries which affect passing oddities of fashion.   1
 


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