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Cairds

or Jockeys. Gipsy tribes. Halliwell tells us “Caird” in Northumberland=tinker, and gipsies are great menders of pots and pans. (Irish, ceard, a tinker; Welsh, cerdd, art or craft.)

“Donald Caird’s come again.” Popular Song.

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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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