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Plucked Pigeon (A)

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One fleeced out of his money; one plucked by a rook or sharper.

“There were no smart fellows whom fortune had troubled, … no plucked pigeons or winged rooks, no disappointed speculators, no ruined miners.”—Sir W. Scott: Peveril of the Peak, c. xi.

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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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