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 Green Labour.Green Man. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Green Linnets.
 
The 39th Foot, so called from the colour of their facings. Now the Dorsetshire, and the facings are white.   1
 


 Green Labour.Green Man. 

 
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