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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hogs-Norton.
 
A village in Oxfordshire, now called Hook Norton. I think you were born at Hogs-Norton. A reproof to an ill-mannered person.   1
        “I think thou wast born at Hoggs-Norton, where piggs play upon the organs.”—Howell: English Proverbs, p. 16.
 


 HogHog in Armour. 

 
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