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Knights of the Spigot

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Landlords of hotels, etc.; mine host is a “knight of the spigot.”

“When an old song comes aeross us merry old knights of the spigot it runs away with our discretion.”—Sir W. Scott: Kenilworth, chap. viii.

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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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