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Jeremy Diddler

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An adept at raising money on false pretences. From Kenny’s farce called Raising the Wind.

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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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Jennet
Jenny
Jenny lOuvrière
Jenny Wren
Jeofail, i.e. Jai failli (Lapsus sum; I have failed)
Jeopardy
Jereed
Jeremiad
Jeremiah
Jeremy Diddler
Jeremy Twitcher
Jericho
Jerked [beef]
Jerkin
Jeroboam of Rum or Claret (A)
Jerome (St.)
Jeronimo
Jerry-built
Jerry-shop, or a Tom and Jerry Shop
Jerry Sneak