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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jack Tar.
 
A common sailor, whose hands and clothes are tarred by the ship tackling.   1
 


 Jack Sprat.Jack and the Bean Stalk. 

 
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