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Taylor

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called The Water-Poet, who confesses he never learnt so much as the accidence. He wrote fourscore books, and afterwards opened an alehouse in Long Acre. (1580–1654.)

“Taylor, their better Charon, lends an oar,

Once swan of Thames, though now he sings no more.”


Dunciad, iii.

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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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Tasselled Gentleman
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Tattoo (To)
Tau
Taurus [the Bull]
Tawdry
Tawny (The)
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Taylor’s Institute
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Tohow Dynasty
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Teanlay Night
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