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epithet
Used in
Oliver Twist
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  • The shop-boys in the neighbourhood had long been in the habit of branding Noah in the public streets, with the ignominious epithets of 'leathers,' 'charity,' and the like; and Noah had bourne them without reply.  (not reviewed by editor)

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