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Brown

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A copper coin, a penny; so called from its colour. Similarly a sovereign is a “yellow boy.” (See Blunt.)

To be done brown. To be roasted, deceived, taken in.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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