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Slums

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“The back slums”—i.e. the purlieus of Westminster Abbey, etc., where vagrants get a night’s lodging.

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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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