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 New Brooms sweep Clean.New Jerusalem. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
New Christians.
 
Certain Jews of Portugal, who yielded to compulsion and suffered themselves to be baptised, but in secret observed the Mosaic ceremonies. (Fifteenth century.)   1
 


 New Brooms sweep Clean.New Jerusalem. 

 
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