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 Mem’ory.Men of Kent. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Men in Buckram.
 
Hypothetical men existing only in the brain of the imaginer. The allusion is to the vaunting tale of Falstaff to Prince Henry. (Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., ii. 4.)   1
 


 Mem’ory.Men of Kent. 

 

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