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Gaffer (g hard)

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A title of address, as “Gaffer Grey,” “Good-day, Gaffer.” About equal tomate.” (Anglo-Saxon, gefera, a comrade.) Many think the word is “grandfather.” (See Gammer.)

“If I had but a thousand a year, Gaffer Green,

If I had but a thousand a year.”


Gaffer Green and Robin Rough.

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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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