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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hieroclean Legacy.
 
The legacy of jokes. Hiocl’s, in the fifth Christian century, was the first person who hunted up and compiled jokes. After a life-long labour he mustered together as many as twenty-eight, which he has left to the world as his legacy.   1
 


 Hide of Land (A).Higgledy-piggledy. 

 
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