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Dog-whipper (A)

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A beadle who whips all dogs from the precincts of a church. At one time there was a church officer so called. Even so recently as 1856 Mr. John Pickard was appointed “dog-whipper” in Exeter Cathedral, “in the room of Mr. Charles Reynolds, deceased.” (Exeter Gazette.)

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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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