Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Hans von Rippach [rip-pak].

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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hans von Rippach [rip-pak].
 
Jack of Rippach, a Monsieur Nong-tong-pas—i.e. someone asked for who does not exist. A gay German spark calls at a house and asks for Herr Hans von Rippach. Rippach is a village near Leipsic.   1
 


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