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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jim Crow.
 
Brought out at the Adelphi in 1836. The character of Jim Crow played by T. D. Rice, as the original of the “nigger minstrels” since so popular. A renegade or turncoat is called a Jim Crow, from the burden of the song, Wheel about and turn about.   1
 


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