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Damper (A)

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A snap before dinner, which damps or takes off the edge of appetite. “That’s a damper” also means a wet-blanket influence, a rebuff which damps or cools one’s courage.

Also a large thin cake of flour and water baked in hot ashes. The mute of a stringed instrument to deaden the sound is also called a “damper.”

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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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