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 Ho’garth (William),Hogmanay’, Hogmena’, or Hagmen’a. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ho’gen Mo’gen.
 
Holland or the Netherlands; so called from Hoog en Mogendé (high and mighty), the Dutch style of addressing the States-General.   1
       
“But I have sent him for a token
To your Low-country Hogen-Mogen.”
       
Butler: Hudibras.
 


 Ho’garth (William),Hogmanay’, Hogmena’, or Hagmen’a. 

 
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