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Government Men

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Convicts.

“[He] had always been a hard-working mangood at most things, and, like a lot more of the Government men, as the convicts were called, … had saved some money.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. i.

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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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