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Welshʹer

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One who lays a bet, but absconds if he loses. It means a Welshman, and is based upon the nursery rhyme, “Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief.”

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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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Well of St. Keyne [Cornwall]
Well of Samaria
Well of Wisdom
Wells (Somersetshire)
Weller (Sam)
Wellington
Welsh Ambassador (The)
Welsh Main
Welsh Mortgage (A)
Welsh Rabbit
Welsher
Wench (A)
Werner
Werther
Werwolf (French, loup-garou)
Wesleyan
Wessex, or West Saxon Kingdom
Westmoreland [Land of the West Moors]
Wet
Wet-bob and Dry-bob
Wet Finger (With a)

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