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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Green Labour.
 
The lowest-paid labour in the tailoring trade. Such garments are sold to African gold-diggers and agricultural labourers. Soap and shoddy do more for these garments than cotton or cloth. (See GREENER.)   1
 


 Green Knight (The).Green Linnets. 

 
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