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Dawson (Bully)

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A noted London sharper, who swaggered and led a most abandoned life about Blackfriars, in the reign of Charles II. (See Jemmy Dawson.)

Bully Dawson kicked by half the town, and half the town kicked by Bully Dawson.”—Charles Lamb.

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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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