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Dedlock (Sir Leicester)

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An honourable and truthful gentleman, but of such fossilised ideas that no “tongue of man” could shake his prejudices. (Charles Dickens: Bleak House.)

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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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Dedlock (Sir Leicester)
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Dee (Dr. John)
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