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Dorʹchester

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As big as a Dorchester butt. Very corpulent, like the butts of Dorchester. Of Toby Filpot it is said:        

“His breath-doors of life on a sudden were shut,

And he died full as big as a Dorchester butt.”

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OʹKeefe: Poor Soldier.

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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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Door. (Greek, thura; Anglo-Saxon, dora.)
Door Nail
Door-opener (The)
Door-tree (A)
Doors [house]
Doorm
Dora
Dorado (El)
Dorax
Dorcas Society
Dorchester
Doric
Doric Dialect
Doric Land
Doric Reed
Doricourt
Dorigen
Dorimant
Dorinda
Dormer Window
Dornock

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