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Tall Men

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Champions (a Welsh phrase), brave men

“You were good soldiers, and tall fellows.”—Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor, ii. 2.


“The undaunted resolution and stubborn ferocity of Gwenwyn, had long made him beloved among the ‘Tall Men,ʹ or champions of Wales.”—Sir W. Scott: The Betrothed, chap. i.

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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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Tale of a Tub (The)
Talent
Tales
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Talisman
Talk
Talk Shop
Talkee Talkee
Talking Bird
Tall Men
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Tally (A)
Tally
Tally-ho!
Tallyman (A)
Talmud (The)
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