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Camʹmock

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As crooked as a cammock. The cammock is a piece of timber bent for the knee of a ship; a hockey-stick; a shinny-club. (Anglo-Saxon.)

“Though the cammock, the more it is bowed the better it is; yet the bow, the more it is bent the weaker it waxeth.”—Lily.

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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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