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Pigtails (The)

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The Chinese; so called because the Tartar tonsure and braided queue are very general.

We laid away telling one another of the pigtails till we both dropped off to sleep.”—Tales about the Chinese.

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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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Pig
Pig-back, Picka-back
Pig-eyes
Pig Hunt (A)
Pig-iron
Pig and Tinderbox
Pig and Whistle
Pig in a Poke (A)
Pigs
Pigskin (A)
Pigtails (The)
Pigeon (To)
Pigeon, Pigeons
Pigeon-English or Pigeon-talk
Pigeon-hole (A)
Pigeon-livered
Pigeon Pair
Pigg
Piggy-wiggy or Piggy-whidden
Pightel or Pightle
Pigmy