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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Larry Dugan’s Eye-water.
 
Blacking; so called from Larry Dugan, a noted shoeblack of Dublin, whose face was always smudged with his blacking.   1
 


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