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Newgate Fringe

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The hair worn under the chin, or between the chin and the neck. So called because it occupies the position of the rope when men are about to be hanged.

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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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