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Dogget

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Dogget’s coat and badge. The first prize in the Thames rowing-match, given on the 1st of August every year. So called from Thomas Dogget, an actor of Drury Lane, who signalised the accession of George I. to the throne by giving a waterman’s coat and badge to the winner of the race. The Fishmongersʹ Company add a guinea to the prize. The race is from the “Swanat London Bridge to the “Swanat Chelsea.

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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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