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Stockwell Ghost

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A supposed ghost that haunted the village of Stockwell, near London, in 1772. The real author of the strange noises was Anne Robinson, a servant. (See Cock Lane Ghost.)

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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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Stirrup (A)
Stirrup Cup
Stirrup-Oil
Stiver
Stock
Stock Exchange Slang
Stock, Lock, and Barrel
Stockdove
Stockfish
Stocking
Stockwell Ghost
Stoics
Stole (Latin, stola)
Stolen Things are Sweet
Stomach
Stone
Stone Age (The)
Stone Blind
Stone Cold
Stone Dead
Stone Jug

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