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Conʹgreve Rockets

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(1808.) So called from Sir William Congreve, eldest son of Lieut.-Colonel Sir William Congreve (1772–1828).

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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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