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Paul Pry

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An idle, meddlesome fellow, who has no occupation of his own, and is always interfering with other folk’s business. (John Poole: Paul Pry, a comedy.) The original was Thomas Hill.

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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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