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Yellow-bellies

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Frogs, fenmen. The Mexicans are so called.

“When the Queen’s Prize was won at Wimbledon, July 21st, 1885, by Sergeant Bulmer, 2nd Lincoln, his victory was hailed with ‘Well done, yellow-belly!ʹ in allusion to his being a Lincolnshire man.”—Notes and Queries, August 22nd, 1885, p. 146.


“Ah, then, agin, it kin scarce be Mexikins neyther. It ur too fur noʹth for any them yellow-bellies.”—Coptain Mayne Reid: The War Trail, chap. lxxi.

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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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