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Tub-woman (A)

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A drawer of beer at a country public-house.

“The common people had always a tradition that the queen’s [Anne] grandmother … had been a washerwoman, or, as Cardinal York asserted, a tub-woman—that is, a drawer of beer at a country publichouse.”—Howell: History of England; Anne, p. 171.

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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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