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 Knights of the Green Cloth.Knights of the Hare. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knights of the Handcuffs.
 
Constables, policemen, etc., who carry handcuffs for refractory or suspicious prisoners taken up by them.   1
 


 Knights of the Green Cloth.Knights of the Hare. 

 
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