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 Green.Green Bird (The) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Green Bag.
 
What’s in the green bag? What charge is about to be preferred against me? The allusion is to the “Green Bag Inquiry” (q.v.).   1
 


 Green.Green Bird (The) 

 
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