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Greenwich Barbers

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Retailers of sand; so called because the inhabitants of Greenwichshave the pits” in the neighbourhood to supply London with sand.

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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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