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 John DoryJohn Long. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
John Dory.
 
A piratical French captain, conquered by Nicholl, a Cornishman.   1
       
“John Dory bought him an ambling nag,
To Paris for to ride-a.”
       
Corbett: A Journey to France, p. 129.
 


 John DoryJohn Long. 

 
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