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Small-back

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Death. So called because he is usually drawn as a skeleton.

“Small-back must lead down the dance with us all in our time.”—Sir Walter Scott.

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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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Slug-abed (A)
Slumland
Slums
Sly (Christopher)
Sly-Boots
Sly Dog
Sly as a Fox
Slyme (Chevy)
Small
Small-back
Small Beer
Small-endians
Small Hours of the Morning (The)
Smalls
Smart Money
Smash
Smec (in Hudibras)
Smectymnuans
Smectymnus
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