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Duck Lane

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A row for old and second-hand books which stood formerly near Smithfield, but has given way to city improvements. It might be called the Holywell Street of Queen Anne’s reign.        

Scotists and Thomists now in peace remain

Amidst their kindred cobwebs in Duck Lane.”

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Pope: Essay on Criticism.

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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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Dryasdust (Rev. Dr.)
Dualism
Dub
Dub Up!
Dublin (the Irish dubh-linn, the “black pool”)
Dubs
Ducat
Duchesne
Duchess
Duck
Duck Lane
Duck’s Egg
Duck’s-foot Lane [City.]
Ducks and Drakes
Duckie
Ducking (A)
Duckweed
Dude
Dudeism
Dudgeon (The)
Dudman and Ramhead