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 Knot.Knots of May. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knot and Bridle (A).
 
A mob-cap.   1
       
“Upon her head a small mob-cap she placed.
Of lawn so stiff, with large flowered ribbon graced,
Yclept a knot and bridle, in a bow,
Of scarlet flaming, her long chin below.”
       
Peter Pindar: Portfolio (Dinah).
 


 Knot.Knots of May. 

 
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