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 Kentishmen’s Tails.Kepler’s Fairy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Kentucky (U.S. America),
 
so called in 1782, from its principal river. It was admitted into the union in 1792. The nickname of the inhabitants is Corn-crackers. Indian Shawnoese Kentuckee = “head or long river.”   1
 


 Kentishmen’s Tails.Kepler’s Fairy. 

 
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